- Starts: 20/09/2019 3:00 pm
- Ends: 20/09/2019 4:00 pm
At the spot where during the Battle of Arnhem, according to historians, the odds turned against the British troops, a memorial service is held each year.
Before the service a Battle Guide takes interested people through the streets nearby, as well as to the house where Maj. Gen Roy Urquhart hid on the loft
To ensure the success of Operation Market Garden, the Allied forces had to capture the bridge in Arnhem. But the light-armed airborne forces stood no chance against two SS Panzer Divisions that happened to be in the area. After desperate fighting and many casualties the Arnhem bridge proved to be ‘a bridge too far’.