Cross of Sacrifice, Oosterbeek
Arnhem-Oosterbeek CWGC Cemetery. This is
the main CWGC cemetery along the Market-Garden
Corridor. It contains nearly 1,700 burials,
including Capt John Grayburn, VC of 2 Para,
Flt Lt David Lord, VC, 271 Sqn and Capt Lionel
Queripel, VC, of 10 Para. It is the focal point
of the annual September commemorations. Details Page 222 of our guide book.
The Hartenstein Airborne Museum, Oosterbeek.
Based in the original Hartenstein Hotel, the centre
of the infamous Cauldron in September 1944. In recent years it has been completely re-designed to a modern format. Detaiils Page xxxii of our guide book.
German 75mm gun & Sherman tank outside National
Liberation Museum, Groesbeek.
This impressive museum tells the story of
the German occupation and the Liberation after
Operation Market-Garden with dioramas,
documents and photographs. It has a cinema, a
café and a moving Hall of Remembrance and overlooks
the American DZ 'T'.
Details on Page 141 of our guide book
Memorial to the 4th and 5th Bns of the Wiltshire Regiment.
It stands where the Wiltshires endured fierce fighting against German armour in 1944.
Details are given on Page xvi of our guide book.
Memorial to the 504th PIR by the Grave Bridge
Col Reuben Tucker's 504th PIR dropped at both
ends of the Grave Bridge over the River Maas,
taking it soon after 1 o' clock on 17 September
Details on Page 118 of our guide book
Joe's Bridge and Memorial
This is the spot where Operation Market-Garden
really began. On the evening of 10 September 1944
a combined force of the Irish Guards Infantry
under Lt Col J.O.E. Vandeleur rushed the bridge.
Twenty minutes later a troop of tanks went speeding
over it securing the start line for the operation.
Details Page 57 our guide book.