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worldwar-two:

British paratroopers armed with machine guns and pistols make their way through a ruined house in Oosterbeek, the Netherlands, 1944, as part of the unsuccessful Operation Market Garden, an Allied military operation meant to force an entry into Germany over the Lower Rhine. [x]

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ultimate-world-war-ii:

British paratroopers in a C-47 transport plane, bound for Holland in OPERATION MARKET GARDEN.

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The sticks for Operation Market-Garden. Notice the scribbled notes about the various casualties.

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awhodareswinsfan:

Paratroopers of 1st Airborne Division Signals gather on the drop zone west of Arnhem, 17 September 1944.

(IWM)

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eziovolvotoredafirenze:

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This week in September The Netherlands is remembering Operation Market Garden during World War 2. During a demonstration today a little 6 year old girl spontaneously ran up to an American soldier and hugged him tightly thanking him for saving her country and grandpa during World War 2.

Source (Dutch): http://brabantn.ws/H0M

More info on operation Market Garden: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Market_Garden

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historicaltimes:

A German makeshift grave for a fallen British paratrooper, Operation Market Garden, Arnhem, 15 april 1944.

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operationbarbarossa:

Paratroopers of the 82nd Airborne Division gather next to the transport planes that will take them to Holland to commence Operation Market Garden - 17 September 1944

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demons:

Members of the Dutch resistance, 1944

demons:

Members of the Dutch resistance, 1944

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aufseherin:

C-47 transport planes, Operation Market Garden.

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flash-gordon-mostly:

Troops During Operation Market Garden September 17 1944

flash-gordon-mostly:

Troops During Operation Market Garden September 17 1944

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