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The Journey Back

The Journey Back profiles the story of SSgt. Max Chotin who died November 3, 1945, nearly six months after the war in Europe had ended. In this film his son Arthur returns to his final resting place to deliver a meaningful thank you to the Dutch people during the 2015 Memorial Day Ceremony. During his journey back, Arthur meets the Naaijkens family for the first time, the family that has adopted his father’s gravesite.

Honoring Their Fathers: A Journey to Netherlands American Cemetery

More than 50 men and women from the American World War II Orphans Network (AWON) will travel together to Netherlands American Cemetery for Memorial Day Weekend 2015 to visit the final resting place of their fathers. Follow along on their journey as they visit these hallowed grounds.