ARNHERM - OPERATION MARKET GARDEN -
September 1725, 1944
British 1st Airborne
Commander: Maj Gen Roy Urquhart
Operation Market Garden
(September 1725, 1944) was an
operation, fought in the
World War II.
It was the largest airborne operation of all time.
On the 17th
September 1944, British troops took part in a
daring operation to capture a bridge and so
create a path over the Rhine. The bridge was
situated at the Dutch town of Arnhem, behind
On the 25th-26th
September after days of fierce fighting, the
British paratroopers retreated back across the
river. Only 2400 men managed to escape from a
total force of 9000.
BATTLE OF THE BULGE - 16 December 1944 25 January 1945
SNOW SCENE ( original image is 2000 x 798 pixels. )