The 500Lbs Medium Capacity MK1 was probably dropped by the British Royal Airforce prior to operation Market Garden. On the morning of 17 september 1944, American and British planes carried out bombardments
The tours are given by old keepers of the prison. They guide you past all the spots that have played a large role during the War. They show you the war damage still visible and you can hear the many old stories
"Some groups were nationally controlled by the National armed resistance groups or the Domestic armed Forces. Separately the groups committed smaller acts of resistance, which, together, led to major actions in a large area.”
Students of dance school Versteegh danced the jitterbug, jive and the lindyhop and showed visitors how to dance these dances, introduced by the Americans in the Netherlands during WWII
In the municipality are monuments everywhere which recall operation Market Garden but near the Renkums Heath, where the allies first landed, the 17th of September in 1944, is none
Despite the tree is still stable enough and there is no acute risk, municipality got the advice to hood the tree. The place of the tree, right next to the Airborne Museum, plays an important role too (video)
Meer market garden news (english)
According to Croll, there are more than eighty separate clubs in the south and east of the Netherlands, too many organizations that only want to arrange their own local commemoration
Pas sees the nomination for the Citizens' initiative 2017 as an encouragement; "This is a good starting point from which we want to continue talking with the commune about the other Market Garden monuments in this area."
"I think it is very commemorative to our fallen soldiers even tough some lay in a small cemetery, they deserve as much attention as the larger ones with ten thousand crosses."
How many locations will be lit by candlelight this Christmas Eve? Are you joining?
The chestnut fell next to the Sherman tank, which did not get damaged, although you could wonder if it would be damaged by the tree
The service started at 11:30, the same time as the service in Whitehall, London (video)
Café van Lin becomes thé place to be for American and English soldiers. Even the world famous Josephine Baker performed! (movie, subtitled)
In the ground they found a German Air Force Shield buried (a Flak) what proves, according to investigators, that the bridge was very important for the Germans even after the battle
The Market Garden app is a extensive app that is a must have if you don't want to miss anything
He was delighted to be a part of the liberation of The Netherlands. He thought that his battalion would wipe out the Germans in no time, but it turn out different
Glider Pilot veteran Frank Ashleigh is very excited about the fact he is flying a glider again in a few days
It was the 71th time to honor the more than 1700 soldiers who died during The Battle of Arnhem and who are buried at the Airborne Cemetery in Oosterbeek by hiking different distances (movie)
After the March in 2016, the five veterans came back with such incredibly enthusiastic stories. It made the London Taxi Charity For Military Veteran start organizing the trip for them who wanted to come
After 73 years they land again at the Landing Zone, almost like in 1944. This time they will not be welcomed by enemy fire, but by the local, free people who are still grateful to them