Volunteers Gido Hordijk and Bart Bijl: "In 2009 we helped set up the displays on all floors in three weeks and now we have three days to pack all the collection pieces in a safe way for the upcoming renovation."
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During the investigation 850 suspicious objects were found on the seabed. Seven of them were found to be unexploded bombs
Using the typical town hall, the projection was shown on specially composed music. A new unique way to feel the impact of the Battle of Arnhem to a wide audience. And that impact was felt. Many people saw the show several times and now it is for everyone to see. A good closing to the month of September
Did you ever hear and see so many aircraft's going through our sky? They were also on Renkums soil: a Horsa Glider and a Spitfire. It was impossible to get everything in focus but in cooperation with Video-group the Veluwezoom In Beeld we have seen a lot and compiled a video
This year, because of the crowds associated with the 75th Airborne, there was no static display. Instead the procession drove past the museum towards the camp, which led to beautiful images
Dutchman Teo van Middelkoop took the initiative for the monument. Niece Lucinda Lord who was present said it was a fitting tribute to David Lord and together with gliderpilot Ron Johnson she unveiled the big stone. Ron might be the only one alive who did not only knew Lord, he actually witnessed Lords heroic act for which he won the Victorian Cross
When the remembrance service was over, Marcouch waited at four World War II veterans who were denied Friday. He really took the time to make the men a personal apology
Tom and John were lucky. A Dutch couple who saw how they were denied give them their passes. They were at name but security turned a blind eye...
With extensive footage of the flight deck and the fuselage, from all sides, from the back to the front and back again till the very end of the tail
The mines were found in the morning by the owner of the piece of arable land. According to a spokesperson of the police, the mines are from the Second World War
Ester got some help from her friends. After the crocheting of the poppies, the black buttons had to be sewn on them. A lot of work but this marvellous project has reached it's end
Later that afternoon the veterans sat down along the Utrechtseweg near the finish and fully enjoyed all the attention they received. They were particularly moved by the walking children waving and who came to shake hands
According to different organisations there are many notable groups of relatives of Allied fighters in the area where the heavy fighting took place in September 1944
Gliderpilot Frank tells about the training the pilots had and Ron about that particular day in September. Geoff Roberts remembers how it felt as a passenger
Glider Pilot Iain Bonner and parachutist Steve Morgan make one last trip through the area where Operation Market Garden took place in September 1944. 'Arnhem Boys' Chris walks the ashes of Iain and Darren carries Steve