Grandpa's War Story Goes Viral

Grandpa's War Story Goes Viral

This film shares the remarkable account of James Schmidt's service during World War II.

GRANDPA’S WAR STORY GOES VIRAL shares the remarkable account of James Schmidt's World War II service and military career. Schmidt responded to the national call to duty following the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941. The twist: Schmidt enlisted at the age of 14 and left home without ever telling his parents.

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