Hell’s Highway: Operation Market Garden in the Netherlands

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On their advance north towards Nijmegen and Arnhem, the ground troops of Operation Market Garden had to deal with fierce opposition and frequent counterattacks. As a result of the serious delays, vital reinforcements could not reach the Arnhem bridge in time and Operation Market Garden failed. This day trip will lead you past locations of Operation Market Garden. During your trip you will learn about the battles the Allied troops fought in 1944. At the Liberation Route audio spots you can use your phone to listen to stories of historical events that occurred at these locations.

Points: 
100. Joe's Bridge
105. A fatal delay
111. The bombing of September 19 1944
113. Liberation from the air
Museum Wings of Liberation
116. Hell's Highway
123. The John S. Thompson Bridge
Author: 
Liberation Route Europe

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Distance: 
95000
Time: 
300

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