An American Adventure
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An American Adventure

2008  NR  47 minutes

An American Adventure: The Living Legacy Of Jimmy Gentry traces the life of 82 year old Jimmy Gentry from his Depression-era boyhood in historic Franklin, TN, to his military service in WWII, to his life-altering experience as one of the first liberating soldiers through the gates at the infamous Dachau concentration camp, to his over 50 years as a renowned football coach.

An American Adventure
examines the intersection of Gentry’s faith, his family upbringing, the historical village of Franklin, TN where he grew up, and the impact Gentry has had in both private and public sectors. This film encourages and entertains families as it weaves the story of a truly remarkable and heroic man.

Director:Ken Carpenter
Producer(s):Ken Carpenter, Rod Carpenter, Mark Stubblefield

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4 Stars- Darlene S
This film has a home movie flavor with interviews of Mr. Gentry and scenes of the military liberation he was involved with at Dachau. A very good documentary of a man who is not well known but a hero nevertheless.

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An American Adventure