British paratroopers of 1st Airlanding Reconnaissance Squadron on the ground gathering their parachutes, Arnhem, Gelderland, the Netherlands, 17 Sep 1944

Caption   British paratroopers of 1st Airlanding Reconnaissance Squadron on the ground gathering their parachutes, Arnhem, Gelderland, the Netherlands, 17 Sep 1944 ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseImperial War Museum
Identification Code   4700-30 BU 1163
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 20 Jan 2008

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Licensing  Public Domain. According to the United Kingdom Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, copyright protection has expired for photographs created prior to 1 Jun 1957.



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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Robo says:
12 Nov 2012 03:38:12 PM

Other than in the book Rember Arnhem how can I find out recce sqdrn movements on 17th Sept 1944. Why as coup de main did they not drive straight to the bridge after the ambush and bypass the ambush site near Wolfheze. What did they do instead and why?

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