On August 15, 1944 the 517th Parachute Regimental Combat Team (PRCT) jumped over the south of France. Their mission was to support and protect the Allied Troops marching to Berlin. Landing in enemy territory, they fell under immediate attack.
Saints and Soldiers -- Saints and Soldiers tells the dramatic story of a small band of Allied soldiers trapped behind enemy lines with information that could save thousands of American lives.
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Saints and Soldiers is an action-packed story based on the horrifying historical event known as the "Malmedy Massacre." In December 1944, Hitler's army blitzkriegs through the Ardennes Forest into Belgium, creating the terrifying wintertime offensive known as the Battle of the Bulge. Corporal Nathan Greer and close-friend Sergeant Gordon Gunderson find themselves held captive with over one hundred other American soldiers in a snow-covered field. As panic and confusion ensues, the German soldiers open fire on the American prisoners. Greer, Gunderson and a handful of other soldiers are able to escape the massacre by hiding in the nearby woods. Without weapons or food, they take on the unforgiving winter as they try to find their way back to allied territory.
In a story based on real events, a small band of Allied soldiers struggle behind enemy lines with information that could save thousands of lives.
After landing in enemy territory during World War II, three American paratroopers risk their lives to rescue a group of French resistance fighters.
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