Narrated by Tom Kane Lt. Col. James “Maggie” Megellas “Maggie”: In mid-1943 James Megellas, born in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, and known as “Maggie” to his fellow paratroopers, joined the 82nd Airborne Division. His first taste of combat was in the rugged Apennine Mountains outside Naples in Italy. Soon Maggie’s outfit was tapped to run […]

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The World War II Foundation, in collaboration with the family of the late Damon “Rocky” Gause of Jefferson, GA, announces plans for a one-hour documentary film to chronicle the story of Gause’s escape from the Japanese in World War II. “With the blessing of Rocky’s widow, Ruth Gause Carter, we are privileged to be able […]

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Kingston, RI-February 13, 2014- The World War II Foundation is very pleased to announce that Emmy Award-winning actor Damian Lewis (Homeland, Band of Brothers) has agreed to become the Global Spokesperson for the 501c3 mission of the foundation. Lewis is best known for his role as Major Richard D. Winters in HBO’s Band of Brothers. […]

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Kingston, Rhode Island (PRWEB) March 11, 2014 American Public Television has awarded a National Programming Excellence award to the Rhode Island-based World War II Foundation for its series of documentary films chronicling the personal stories of the WWII generation. The award is the highest honor given to an organization or production company that provides APT […]

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