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Attack by the 4th Dorsets on the Westerbouwing in Oosterbeek ends in a fiasco

in Oosterbeek/September 24
The Westerbouwing, after the Battle of Arnhem.

In an attempt to relieve the besieged Airborne Division in Oosterbeek and expand the bridgehead on the north side of the Rhine, General Horrocks, the commander of XXX Corps, ordered a crossing at the Driel ferry on Sunday, September 24. The Westerbouwing was located on the north side of the Drielse veer; a steep hill…

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