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British paratroopers carry a wounded comrade through the streets of Arnhem during Operation Market Garden. Possibly a German photo, taken following the surrender of the British contingent at Arnhem bridge.

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Operation Market-Garden, which includes the Battle for Arnhem, began in September 1944 and became the single largest airborne battle in history, even larger than the German invasion of Crete, Operation Mercury. Market-Garden was the only true attempt by the Allies to use airborne forces in a large strategic invasion role in Europe and would be the last time.

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Operation Market Garden: the 5 bridges. World War II. Gen. Bernard Montgomery's plan would be one of the BIGGEST FIASCO's of the war.

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Operation Market Garden. An unsuccessful military operation in an attempt to take control of two bridges in Germany and the Netherlands; it was the largest airborne operation at that time. Sept. 1944 second world war.

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Paratroopers of the 101st Airborne Division alongside members of the Dutch Resistance during Operation Market Garden. Eindhoven, The Netherlands - September, 1944.

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