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Airborne Herdenking Driel

  • Commemoration
  • Starts: 21/09/2019 3:00 pm
  • Ends: 21/09/2019 4:30 pm

The Polish contribution to the Battle of Arnhem is annually commemorated at Driel. During Operation Market Garden on September 21, 1944 at Driel about 1,000 Polish paratroopers of the 1st Polish Independent Parachute Brigade led by Major General SF Sosabowski were dropped.The Poles had to cross with the Driel ferry the Lower Rhine to strengthen the British airborne troops who were surrounded almost entirely in Oosterbeek.

Airborne Herdenking Driel