James Maggie Megellas: The Battle at Herresbach

Lt. Col. James “Maggie” Megellas of the 82nd Airborne Division participated in some of the greatest action of the European theater throughout the Second World War. Megellas parachuted into Holland during Operation Market Garden, which would lead to his battalion’s contribution to the Battle of the Bulge throughout winter of 1944-45. 70 years ago, as the Battle of the Bulge came to a close, Maggie would demonstrate acts of valor in the Belgian town of Herresbach that would make him a legend among World War II veterans and American heroes. Narration by actor and Gulf War veteran Mark Valley.

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