Airborne memorial Renkum - Netherlands
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member naj16
N 51° 59.300 E 005° 44.600
31U E 688362 N 5763294
Quick Description: Airborne monument on the spot where the battle of Arnhem began.
Location: Gelderland, Netherlands
Date Posted: 1/7/2019 6:25:19 AM
Waymark Code: WMZV5N
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
Airborne Memorial on the edge of drop zone-X.

Text:
On the 17th and 18th of september 1944, paratroupers and gliders of the 1st British Airborne Division landed on the fields around this point.
From here they began their attempt to capture the Rhine bridges as part of the Opreration Market Garden.
Date of Dedication: 9/21/2018

Property Permission: Public

Location of waymark:
Telefoonweg
Renkum, Netherlands


Commemoration: 1st British Airborne Division

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