Arnhem – September 2007

 

 

Hotel: Golden Tulip Arnhem Velp

 

Again, an out of town motel-style place, but with very nice facilities and picturesque garden. Taxi into Arnhem is reasonable, but the city centre itself was a pretty quiet place, very little nightlife and many of the pubs were closing early. Poor show!

 

Battlefield visits:

 

First day - British landing grounds at Ginkel Heath, Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery, Arnhem Bridge.

 

Second day - Hartenstein Hotel, HQ of the 1st Airborne Division during the battle -  now a museum, memorial at Wolfheze, Oosterbeek Perimeter.

Ginkel Heath
Ginkel Heath

Ginkel Heath
Ginkel Heath

British paras recreate the Operation Market Garden drops outside Arnhem.

The 'bridge too far' at Arnhem
The 'bridge too far' at Arnhem

Ginkel Heath
Ginkel Heath

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