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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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Kate ter Horst: the angel of Arnhem

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The heavily damaged rectory after the Battle of Arnhem. Inset: Kate ter Horst with her eldest daughter.

She didn’t like the title herself, but Kate ter Horst was ’the angel of Arnhem’ for the English soldiers. During the Battle of Arnhem, the 38-year-old mother cared for hundreds of wounded soldiers in the dressing station that was set up at her home in Oosterbeek. Kate ter Horst came to live with her husband…

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