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On the 17th September 1944 Gene Metcalfe, of the 82 Airbourne, parachuted in to Holland as part of Operation Market Garden. Approaching the bridge they were to capture Gene is injured in a firefight and left for dead. He would spend the rest of the war as a POW.

Angus talks to Gene about...read more

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 Teniente) September 01, 2019
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September 2019 marks the 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden, the allied attempt to create a sixty mile corridor, and secure a crossing over the Rhine. The plan was to use the newly formed First Allied Airborne Army to seize and hold nine key bridges until relieved by the British Army’s...read more

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 Teniente) May 26, 2016

The Sherman tank alongside the Arnhemseweg reminds the people of Ede of the liberation of the village on 17 April 1945 by the Calgary Regiment of the First Canadian Tank Brigade. This brigade was part of the British Polar Bear Division. As a location for the memorial was chosen for the...read more

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 Teniente) May 26, 2015

Candian 25 Pounder Field Gun at the Jacob Groenewoud Park in Arnhem. It was placed here in 1989, and was not used in the battle of Arnhem. On this gun you will find a plate from the 16th Parachute Field Ambulance (RAMC).read more

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This is the vehicle of Brigade's commander Major Kurt Kühme, commander of the StuG-Brigade 280 - he is the helmeted man standing up in the turret. During the day, Kühme' gun had received a direct hit from a Piat bomb on the armour plating - which did no harm except to produce a large dent and...read more

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 HQ Comando Supremo) September 17, 2014
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MY MEMORIES OF ARNHEM 1944

Name: Slawomir Kwiatkowski
Rank: Lance Corporal (Starszy Strzelec Podchorazy)
Unit: 3rd Batallion, 9th Company
Regiment: 1st Polish Independent Parachute Brigade Group

I was in the 3rd Bn. 9th Company and jumped out off plane No. 68...read more

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