- Ruytershoveweg, 4622 RJ Bergen op Zoom, Pays-Bas
The Canadian War Cemetery in Bergen op Zoom contains the graves of 1116 soldiers, including 968 Canadians.
The province of North Brabant blends fascinating history and natural beauty. During WWII, this southern region of the Netherlands was reached by the Allies in September 1944 during Operation Market Garden. American paratroopers were dropped near Eindhoven, while ground forces
Battle of the Scheldt
In August 1944 the Allies broke out of Normandy. The speed of the allied advance was so great that they outran their supply lines. In early September the advance came to a halt. The Allies desperately needed a large port to supply their troops and the obvious choice was Antwerp.