Remember the fallen at Airborne Cemetery, a Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery and the final resting place of 1,759 men who died in World War II. This site, established in 1945, mostly holds the graves of Allied servicemen killed during the Battle of Arnhem, in which Allied troops attempted to cross the Rhine in 1944, or during the liberation of the city. Do not be surprised to see new grave markers; bodies are still being discovered in the surrounding area and are laid to rest among their comrades. See Airborne Cemetery and all Oosterbeek has to offer by arranging your trip with our Oosterbeek online trip itinerary builder.
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It is a small cemetery, but leaves you feeling sad at the senseless deaths. Most of the soldiers were very young. The youngest 17 years. There were British, Canadians, Polish, Dutch buried there... more »
1200 war graves. All young brave men resting in peace in a tranquil setting. They their today for our tomorrow. more »
Beautiful place and a very moving place to visit. Whenever we visit Friends in Germany we visit and place a poppy on family grave.
If you're looking at the history of operation Market Garden then you need to visit this war cemetery. This brings all the information in the museums together. At the end of it all it's about the young lives from around the globe and from different beliefs that were lost. I war there are no winners, just losers.
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