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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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  • The fallen during the battle of Arnhem have found their final resting place here. Annually we remember these are often young people who have paid the highest price for our today's freedom. School children also annually commemorate where each a flower at each grave. Also commemorate Veterans, especially at special moments their comrades have already been won. A place where you feel that the value of freedom not
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  • The cemetery is accessible and gives a picture of the ages of the soldiers who died during the Anita garden. The cemetery always looks good.
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  • Small but impressive cemetery of predominantly English soldiers who came before us to Netherlands.
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