Moving video of Thomas G. Lilly, Rear Admiral US Navy Ret., filmed by Florent Plana on an original music of Baptiste Leblanc. At Villefranche-sur-Mer (France) in January 2017, on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Sixth Fleet’s departure, Florent Plana interviewed Thomas Lilly who shared his recollection of his time in Villefranche between 1955 and 1957 when he served as a young officer in the US Navy.

Direction : Florent Plana

Subtitles : Florent & Jenny Plana

Music : Baptiste Leblanc

Production : Association Les Américains et la 6e flotte à Villefranche-sur-Mer

Special thanks to all those who participated in this project by lending documents and period photos, to MC Clic Monaco for the drone shots, and to all the sponsors and people who support our association.

Partners and sponsors : Ville de Villefranche-sur-Mer, Département 06, Riviera Experience, Thales Group, WWII Veterans Memories.