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Lonsdale Force in Oosterbeek holds out against German tank attacks

in Oosterbeek/September 20
Two German Sturmgeschütze in the Weverstraat in Oosterbeek.

The remnants of the four battalions that had tried to break through to the Rhine Bridge via the Utrechtseweg and the Onderlangs on Tuesday, September 19, had withdrawn in a chaotic retreat to Oosterbeek. Under the leadership of Major Dickie Lonsdale, they formed a defensive position a few hundred meters east of the Oude Kerk…

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Theirs is the Glory: a unique document about the Battle of Arnhem

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A spectacular screenshot from the movie Theirs is the Glory.

On September 17, 1946, exactly two years after Operation Market Garden started, the British movie ‘Theirs is the Glory’ premiered in London. The film, starring British airborne veterans, was shot between the ruins of Arnhem and Oosterbeek in the summer of 1945 and is a unique document about the Battle of Arnhem. The movie, you…

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