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Airborne Cemetery, Oosterbeek
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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. Put Airborne Cemetery at the forefront of your travel plans using our Oosterbeek itinerary builder.
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  • A visit to a war cemetery always makes me humble. To realise that all those young people gave their lives to enable us to live in peace for more than seventy years now, fills me with awe. It is a peac...  more »
  • Went to visit my uncle's grave. Very well maintained and so very peaceful. It was exactly what I expected from looking online. Could have done without the water sprinklers being on - had to do a bit o...  more »
  • Beautifully maintained - in a peaceful setting - heartbreaking when you see that they were just boys.