A forty-foot circle hole in the roof of a U-boat pen in Brest, France which had received a direct hit during the Allied bombardment, 18 Sep 1944An aerial view of a Hamilcar glider which had been unloaded of its troops on the landing zone near Arnhem, the Netherlands, circa 17-25 Sep 1944B-24J Liberator of the 854th Bomb Squadron after being hit by light-flak during low-level supply drop for the 82nd and 101st Airborne near Eindhoven, Holland and driven into the ground, Sep 18 1944.Brigadier P. H. W. Hicks studying a map at Divisional Headquarters during the advance to Arnhem, Netherlands during Operation Market Garden, 18 Sep 1944
A forty-foot circle hole in the roof of a U-boat pen in Brest, France which had received a direct hit during the Allied bombardment, 18 Sep 1944An aerial view of a Hamilcar glider which had been unloaded of its troops on the landing zone near Arnhem, the Netherlands, circa 17-25 Sep 1944B-24J Liberator of the 854th Bomb Squadron after being hit by light-flak during low-level supply drop for the 82nd and 101st Airborne near Eindhoven, Holland and driven into the ground, Sep 18 1944.Brigadier P. H. W. Hicks studying a map at Divisional Headquarters during the advance to Arnhem, Netherlands during Operation Market Garden, 18 Sep 1944
C-47 Skytrains tow CG-4A Gliders to their landing areas on D+1 of Operation Market Garden, Sep 18 1944Captain Ogilvie of the UK Glider Pilot Regiment, who landed in his kilt during Operation Market Garden, preparing for a patrol next to a jeep, 18 Sep 1944German Waffen-SS snipers captured by Allied troops near Arnhem, Gelderland, the Netherlands, 18 Sep 1944Horsa gliders on the ground near Arnhem, the Netherlands during Operation Market Garden, Sep 1944, photo 1 of 2; note tail sections removed for quick exit of troops
C-47 Skytrains tow CG-4A Gliders to their landing areas on D+1 of Operation Market Garden, Sep 18 1944Captain Ogilvie of the UK Glider Pilot Regiment, who landed in his kilt during Operation Market Garden, preparing for a patrol next to a jeep, 18 Sep 1944German Waffen-SS snipers captured by Allied troops near Arnhem, Gelderland, the Netherlands, 18 Sep 1944Horsa gliders on the ground near Arnhem, the Netherlands during Operation Market Garden, Sep 1944, photo 1 of 2; note tail sections removed for quick exit of troops
Horsa gliders on the ground near Arnhem, the Netherlands during Operation Market Garden, Sep 1944, photo 2 of 2; note tail sections removed for quick exit of troops and a jeepLarge group of German prisoners captrued by paratroopers of the US 82nd Airborne Division, near Nijmegen, the Netherlands, 17-20 Sep 1944Marine Col Chesty Puller greets a Navy Admiral at the 1st Marines command post on Peleliu, Sep 18 1944.Members of the 327th Glider Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne, driving from Eindhoven to Nijmegen, Netherlands as part of Operation Market Garden are cheered by Dutch citizens, about Sep 18, 1944.
Horsa gliders on the ground near Arnhem, the Netherlands during Operation Market Garden, Sep 1944, photo 2 of 2; note tail sections removed for quick exit of troops and a jeepLarge group of German prisoners captrued by paratroopers of the US 82nd Airborne Division, near Nijmegen, the Netherlands, 17-20 Sep 1944Marine Col Chesty Puller greets a Navy Admiral at the 1st Marines command post on Peleliu, Sep 18 1944.Members of the 327th Glider Infantry Regiment, 101st Airborne, driving from Eindhoven to Nijmegen, Netherlands as part of Operation Market Garden are cheered by Dutch citizens, about Sep 18, 1944.
Sherman tanks advancing through cheering crowds in Valkenswaard, the Netherlands, 18 Sep 1944Troops of US 101st Airborne Division receiving information from Dutch resistance members, Eindhoven, the Netherlands, Sep 1944Troops of US 101st Airborne Division with members of Dutch resistance at the Sint-Lambertuskerk cathedral, Veghel, Netherlands, Sep 1944Two British airborne troops dug in at their brigade headquarters near Arnhem, Gelderland, the Netherlands, 18 Sep 1944
Sherman tanks advancing through cheering crowds in Valkenswaard, the Netherlands, 18 Sep 1944Troops of US 101st Airborne Division receiving information from Dutch resistance members, Eindhoven, the Netherlands, Sep 1944Troops of US 101st Airborne Division with members of Dutch resistance at the Sint-Lambertuskerk cathedral, Veghel, Netherlands, Sep 1944Two British airborne troops dug in at their brigade headquarters near Arnhem, Gelderland, the Netherlands, 18 Sep 1944
US Army Brigadier General Anthony C. McAuliffe speaking to his glider pilots, England, United Kingdom, 18 Sep 1944; note C-47 Skytrain and CG-4A glider aircraft in backgroundUS Marines in a chow line, Peleliu, Palau Islands, Sep 1944War correspondent Alan Wood, embedded with men of UK 1st Airborne Division, typing in woods near Arnhem, Gelderland, the Netherlands, 18 Sep 1944
US Army Brigadier General Anthony C. McAuliffe speaking to his glider pilots, England, United Kingdom, 18 Sep 1944; note C-47 Skytrain and CG-4A glider aircraft in backgroundUS Marines in a chow line, Peleliu, Palau Islands, Sep 1944War correspondent Alan Wood, embedded with men of UK 1st Airborne Division, typing in woods near Arnhem, Gelderland, the Netherlands, 18 Sep 1944


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