The La Porte County Historical Society Museum will host speaker Barry J. Veden on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. in the meeting room of the La Porte County Historical Society Museum. Veden, author of My Heros: The Men of Northern Indiana Chapter XXX Veterans of the Battle of the Bulge, will be speaking on the Battle of the Bulge. Mr. Veden’s personal connection to the Battle is his father, Edward Veden, who was seriously injured during the Battle. My Heroes contains interviews with over 30 Northern Indiana WWII veterans who survived the largest land battle ever fought by the U.S. Army. Veden will be selling copies of his book after the presentation. In 1997, Veden was named editor of The Bulge Battle News, a publication for WWII veterans. Other books by Veden include The First One Hundred Years of Northern Indiana Public Service Company and Coming of Age on the Appalachian Trail.