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The Silent Soldier and the Portrait

Shot primarily in England and France, THE SILENT SOLDIER AND THE PORTRAIT documents the story of one of the last living survivors of a major World War II military tragedy, and two secrets that he kept for decades. On Christmas Eve 1944, John Suter Waller was a 19-year-old soldier on his way to join in the Battle of the Bulge. A German U-boat sunk his troop's ship, the USS Leopoldville, killing more than 800 U.S. military personnel as it plunged into the icy waters of the English Channel. Fearing...
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Sunday, November 8 at 8:00 pm on 12.1


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  • Monday, November 9 at 1:00 am on 12.1

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