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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Zeer indrukwekkend om al deze graven zo te zien.Het is en wordt zeer goed onderhouden en schoongemaakt. Je kan de graven van alle hoeken bekijken en dan zie je dat ze allemaal op lijnen staan over het... more »Very impressive to see all these graves as. It is and is very well maintained and cleaned. You can see the graves all over and then you see that they are all on lines stand over the whole field. When I was there they were building at the entrance where a new item was from.
Regelmatig rijden wij vanuit Veenendaal naar Wageningen over de Grebbeberg en passeren we de Airborne Cemetery. Indrukwekkend staan daar in het bosrijke park heel veel grafzuilen met de namen er op va... more »Regularly we drive from Veenendaal to Wageningen on the grebbeberg and we pass the Airborne Cemetery. Impressive stand there in the wooded park a lot of grave pillars with the names on it of many young soldiers, who gave their lives for our peace. It filled us with deep respect and gratitude that they wanted to defend our country and our region. Let's keep that special memorials in honour and with great reverence and respect to enter and/or pass.
Na het museum bezocht te hebben hier ook wezen kijken, voor mij indrukwekkend. Mensen die hun leven lieten met al dan niet hun eigen rede om deel te nemen aan de waanzin die oorlog is. Rondje over de ... more »After visiting the museum here also look, for me being impressive. People who lost their lives with their own reason to participate in the madness that is war. Button over the cemetery and striking how neat this is maintained, the men who lie there, of all ranks and nationalities. Asked me do wonder where the m. ... n have remained who died when I was walking there, not that they hear there but thought there. Also saw 1 stone when I got there in between ran from William Gregory, I believe, that there than on Earth is laid in 1988. Calls then ask on, is that a survivor who after his life than in his mates wanted to be buried? Also striking the amount of unknown soldier graves, with current techniques need to more names to these soldiers can be connected. Does have an impact but say this out of pure respect to the men. That they deserve to get a name and face. Part of the education to maintain and to continue to pass on to future generations.
Very moving and beautifully maintained. "Lest we forget"
Must to see after the war museum. The cemetery is in very good status, everything is OK. It's so particular.
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.
The best army in the world rip Bob Lee and airborne lads who gave all they had
Must-see when visiting Arnhem.
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