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Operation Market Garden 1944

Operation Market Garden 1944

17 September 1944 - Operation Market Garden, the attempted liberation of Arnhem and turning of the German flank begins - Waves of 101st Airborne Paratroopers land in the Netherlands, the airborne operation to seize bridges between Arnhem and Eindhoven - 25 September - British troops pull out of Arnhem with failure of Operation Market Garden. Over 6,000 paratroopers are captured. Hopes of an early end to the war are abandoned.

17 September 1944 - Operation Market Garden, the attempted liberation of Arnhem and turning of the German flank begins - Waves of 101st Airborne Paratroopers land in the Netherlands, the airborne operation to seize bridges between Arnhem and Eindhoven - 25 September - British troops pull out of Arnhem with failure of Operation Market Garden. Over 6,000 paratroopers are captured. Hopes of an early end to the war are abandoned.

Operation MARKET I: the airborne operation to seize bridges between Arnhem and Eindhoven, Holland, (part of Operation MARKET GARDEN). Oblique photographic-reconnaissance aerial showing Douglas Dakotas dropping paratroops of 1st Airborne Brigade on to Dropping Zone (DZ) 'X', at Renkum, west of Arnhem.

Operation MARKET I: the airborne operation to seize bridges between Arnhem and Eindhoven, Holland, (part of Operation MARKET GARDEN). Oblique photographic-reconnaissance aerial showing Douglas Dakotas dropping paratroops of 1st Airborne Brigade on to Dropping Zone (DZ) 'X', at Renkum, west of Arnhem.

101st Airborne Division jumps near Eindhoven, Holland, September 17, 1944. Elements of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment are in the foreground.

101st Airborne Division jumps near Eindhoven, Holland, September 17, 1944. Elements of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment are in the foreground.

Paratroopers Over Holland

Paratroopers Over Holland

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