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Airborne Cemetery, Oosterbeek

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Cemetery
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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  • More than 1750 mainly British and Polish graves, killed during the september days 1944 during the battle of Arnhem. Very impressive.
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  • CWGC cemeteries are always moving and this one with so many graves from the same action when the Paras tried to hold the bridge is perhaps one of the most poignant. The services the dutch hold here ev...  more »
  • After a visit to the Airborne Museum Uncle visited the War Cemetery. Yet again a moment to moment.
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  • Must to see after the war museum. The cemetery is in very good status, everything is OK. It's so particular.
  • Very moving experience, very well kept.
  • The best army in the world rip Bob Lee and airborne lads who gave all they had
  • This cemetery has approx 1745 allied soldiers, who gave their lives between September 1944 and April 1945, when the allies commenced operation Market Garden. The cemetery is beautifully maintained and a tribute to the men who died there. The commonwealth war graves commission should be commended for their fine work at this site. I must visit for anyone who is interested in WW2 history. It is a very moving and emotional experience to visit this site.
  • Humbling place to be. If you are in the area, a must visit.