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OC American Legion to Show Documentary Honoring Fr. Judge High School Vietnam Vets

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OCEAN CITY – Ocean City American Legion Post 524 will present “Remembering The 27 Crusaders” a feature-length documentary film recounting the lives and Vietnam military service of 27 American soldiers who graduated from Father Judge High School in the Northeast section of Philadelphia.
According to a release, the film will be shown at the Legion Post, 46th Street and West Avenue, May 26 at 3 p.m.
The film’s narrative is driven by interviews with family, friends, classmates, Father Judge staff, brothers in arms and military personnel.
It employs extensive archival video, photos, and media materials along with a soundtrack featuring period and contemporary music.
 “Father Judge High School suffered more fatalities in Vietnam than any other Catholic High School in America, “ stated Post 524 Adjutant Jack Hagan. “This film explores the lives of the students who perished during the war, the communities and parishes where they grew up, and the prevalent sense of duty, honor, and patriotism instilled at Father Judge.”
The movie is open to all Ocean City families and friends of American Legion Post 524.

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