Photos

All the photos currently on the website are ‘Courtesy the James Megellas Family’.
(unless otherwise noted)


Maggie with Sgt. Richmond

September 1944 Nijmegen, Holland
(shortly after the famous Waal River Crossing) Maggie with Sgt. Richmond


Leicester, England September 17, 1944 (the morning of  jump into Holland) Lt. Megellas and Cpt. Kappel are in paratrooper jump suits

Leicester, England September 17, 1944 (the morning of jump into Holland) Lt. Megellas and Cpt. Kappel are in paratrooper jump suits


82nd Airborne forces

September 1943
82nd Airborne forces debark by rail from Oran, Africa to Morocco


Maggie and Sgt. Kogut cleaning weapons

December 1943
Maggie and Sgt. Kogut cleaning weapons


Lts Aldridge, La Riviere, Megellas and Kappel

January 1944 – Italy
Lts Aldridge, La Riviere, Megellas and Kappel


Gen. James Gavin

April 1944
Gen. James Gavin places Presidential Citation Unit ribbon on H Company guidon


H Company officer

Leicester, England 1944 – H Company officers
Cpt. Kappel, Lts. Sims, Rogers, Megellas, La Riviere, Rynkiewicz & Murphy


Lts. La Riviere and Megellas

England September 1944
(prior to jump into Holland) Lts. La Riviere and Megellas


Lts. Sims and Megellas with an appreciative Dutch family

Holland September 17, 1944
Lts. Sims and Megellas with an appreciative Dutch family


Men of H Company at Battle of the Bulge

Petit Halleaux, Belgium January 7, 1945
Men of H Company at Battle of the Bulge Lts. Megellas and Sims front row left


Lt. La Riviere, Cpt. Keep and Maggie

January 1945 Remouchamps, Belgium
Lt. La Riviere, Cpt. Keep (3rd Batt’s S-3) and Maggie


H Company officers with M Gen. James Gavin

Germany 1945
H Company officers with M Gen. James Gavin Standing: Lt. Reeves, Gavin, LTC Cook and Maggie Kneeling: Lt. Blankenship and Lt. Pickard