Survivors of Malmedy: December 1944

Survivors of Malmedy: December 1944

Sat, 05/26/2018 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Survivors of Malmedy


Narrated by actor Jason Beghe of NBC's Chicago P.D.,Survivors of Malmedy: December 1944 tells the story of the World War II massacre of 84 American soldiers in Belgium during the opening days of the famous "Battle of the Bulge."On December 17, 1944, after a short battle, more than 130 American GIs were taken prisoner just outside the Belgian town of Malmedy and herded into a field by an infamous German SS division led by one of the Nazi's most brutal commanders. The unarmed American prisoners were gunned down. Those still alive after the initial shooting in the brutal cold were killed by SS soldiers ordered into the field to execute any Americans still breathing. Survivors of Malmedy: December 1944 airs on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 4 p.m.