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All the Way to Berlin

A Paratrooper at War in Europe

by James Megellas

  • 23 Want to read
  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Presidio Press .
Written in English

  • Air forces & warfare,
  • Biography: general,
  • European history: Second World War,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military - United States,
  • History,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Europe,
  • Military,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History / Military / World War II

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    Number of Pages384
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8228340M
    ISBN 100891418369
    ISBN 109780891418368

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James Megellas' All the Way to Berlin is a solid entry into the personal memoirs that made their popular appearance in the 90's's. Megellas (or 'Maggie' as he was know to his buddies) received his commission as a 1st Lt (having gone through the ROTC program at Ripon College) on 8 Juneand from there out his life would never be the same/5(70).

All the Way to Berlin traces the dramatic wartime experiences of one of the most highly decorated soldiers in the th Parachute Regiment of the 82d Airborne Division.

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