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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had tried to break through to the Rhine Bridge via the Utrechtseweg and the Onderlangs on Tuesday, September 19, had withdrawn in a chaotic retreat to Oosterbeek.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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