By Chris Stigall
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Chris Stigall spoke with Filmmakers Britt Rawcliffe and Rachel Marie Smith about their project, Normandy: A World Apart. The film will be a documentary about World War II veteran Harry Snyder’s trip back to Omaha Beach in Normandy, France for the first time since June of 1944. They are trying to raise $20,000 to complete the movie on Indiegogo.
Rawcliffe said she has been motivated to make this a reality for a long time.
“I come from military family. My grandfather served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam and I grew up listening to his stories and seeing his pictures. It’s always been something really close to my heart. So when it came time that I was going to make a film it only seemed right to do it about veterans and make sure they are honored.”
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