Monuments

Arnhem and surrounding area

Ede - Sherman tank The tank stands at the entrance road from Arnhem into Ede. The text near the tank reads:
'BEVRIJDING EDE
OP 17 APRIL 1945 IS HET DORP EDE
BEVRIJD DOOR HET CANADESE 'CALGARY' REGIMENT MET SHERMAN TANKS. DEZE EENHEID MAAKTE TOEN DEEL UIT VAN DE BRITSE 'POLAR BEAR' DIVISIE'.

Ede - Ginkelse heide The monuments stands on the edge of the Ginkelse heide which was the drop zone for the Kings own Scottish Borderers. The monument was unveiled by General-Major Urquhart on 19 september 1960. Each year British paratroopers land on this place to commemorate the Allied landing during operation Market Garden.

 

 

 


 

Oosterbeek - Civilian casualties The monument stands on the civilian cemetery at Oosterbeek, right across from the Airborne cemetery. It commemorates the 120 civilians of Oosterbeek that were killed during the war.

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