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March 4 | Courageous Women in WWII

March 9, 2021

In celebration of Women’s History Month, watch these three films about valiant women during the WWII era.

Searching for Augusta: The Forgotten Angel of Bastogne
This documentary was screened during GIFFSD in 2015 and focuses on the life of Augusta Chiwy, a nurse at Bastogne during WWII. As a Black woman, Augusta displayed courage despite the discrimination she faced. Learn more about Augusta’s story – one that was once lost to history for sixty-five years. WATCH on Prime Video.

Enemy of the Reich: The Noor Inayat Khan Story
After the arrest of her entire network, the last surviving clandestine radio operator was tasked with connecting the British to the French resistance in Nazi-occupied Paris. This documentary tells the brave story of Noor Inayat Khan. WATCH on the PBS Video with Passport.

Silver Wings, Flying Dreams: The Complete Story of the Women Airforce Service Pilots
This documentary focuses on the Women Airforce Service Pilots of WWII. These pioneers broke boundaries as they fought for their country. Watch as surviving WASP reflect on their time in the war and their fight to have their service recognized. RENT on Prime Video.

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