Operation Market Garden


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During the liberation of Valkenburg in the southern tip of the Netherlands, street fighting caused a Sherman M4 tank to fire its gun in close quarter combat.

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During the Battle of the Bulge Easy Company of the 101th Airborne Division dug in near the German occupied town of Foy in Jack’s Forrest.

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On October 6th, the 7th Canadian Infantry Division started the construction of a Bailey-bridge between Maldegem and Sint-Laureins, Belgium , to cross the Leopold Canal and launch "Operation Switchback"

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The British 1st Airborne Division under the command of General Roy Urquhart landed on 17 September 1944 near the Dutch villages of Renkum and Wolfheze. The Allied goal was...

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The bridge over the river Meuse was one of the objectives of Operation Market Garden in September 1944. Construction of the original nameless bridge was finished in 1929 and it...

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There had been reports of bombardments on the cities of Ede, Arnhem, airfields, and anti aircraft positions, but this didn't stop Field marshal Model and General Krebbs to...

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In Arnhem, close to the Hartenstein Airborne Museum, is a Commonwealth Cemetery with fallen soldiers from operation Market Garden. The majority of those who fought and died during the...

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On 21 September 2013 the 69th remembrance event of the mass dropping during Market Garden started at the Ginkelse moor near Ede. This year more than 800 parachutist will...

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In the years after Operation Market Garden multiple museums, memorials and other reminders of the battle could be found in the area of Arnhem and Nijmegen. One of the lesser...

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During Market Garden the British and Polish forces dropped near Arnhem needed tank support as soon as possible. American parachute troops from the 82nd and 101 airborne divisions secured...

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On Saturday 19 may 2012, before our visit to Militracks, we stopped near the village of Ysselsteyn. Here lies a very large German war cemetery. La Cambre in France...

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The German War Cemetery Vossenack / Eifel or Ehrenfriedhof Vossenack (in German) was constructed on a strategic site, known as Hill 470, between 1949 and 1952. Today it contains...

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G13 HetzerWings of Liberation is lovely museum in the city of Best, near the famous “Park of liberation” museum in Overloon. They present a nice exposition with a surprising collection...



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