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A soldier of the Waffen-SS guarding British paratroopers who were taken prisoner during the battle for the Arnhem bridge, September 1944

A soldier of the Waffen-SS guarding British paratroopers who were taken prisoner during the battle for the Arnhem bridge, September 1944

.British Soldiers Captured in Normandy.Normandy, France -- According to the German caption accompanying this photo received in London from a neutral source, these men are British soldiers who have been captured by the Germans in Normandy..Credit: ACME.Date: 8-1-44

British Soldiers Captured in Normandy, France -- According to the German caption accompanying this photo received in London from a neutral source, these men are British soldiers who have been captured by the Germans in Normandy.Date: - WWII

A wounded British paratrooper shares his meal with a German soldier at Arnhem September 1944.

A wounded British paratrooper shares his meal with a German Waffen SS soldier at Arnhem, September

British Para's during Market Garden

These dapper British Paras pose for a photo op somewhere in Holland during Operation Market Garden.

Of all the British airborne leaders, Colonel John Frost is roundly thought of as the most able, so much so that the bridge at Arnhem is now named after him. His 2nd battalion fought their way into Arnhem and held on to the bridge for three days and nights in the face of an enormous German force.

Of all the British airborne leaders, Colonel John Frost is roundly thought of as the most able, so much so that the bridge at Arnhem is now named after him. His battalion fought their way into Arnhem and held on to the bridge for three days and nights

OPERATION 'MARKET GARDEN' BATTLE ARNHEM 17 - 25 SEPTEMBER 1944 (HU 2129)

HU Arnhem 17 - 25 September British paratroops being marched away by their German captors. Some 6 400 of the 10 000 British paratroops who landed at Arnhem were taken prisoner a further 1 100 had been killed

Jeeps die over waren van de verkenningseenheid van Gough liepen vast in de drommen bevolking van Oosterbeek en Arnhem

Jeeps die over waren van de verkenningseenheid van Gough liepen vast in de drommen bevolking van Oosterbeek en Arnhem

German Forces Arnhem Sept. 1944 Op. Market Garden (NSFW) - Album on Imgur

German Forces Arnhem Sept. 1944 Op. Market Garden (NSFW) - Album on Imgur

OPERATION 'MARKET GARDEN' - THE BATTLE FOR ARNHEM, SEPTEMBER 1944/ Our wounded being brought into the front line dressing station at Wolfheze.  © IWM (BU 1158)

BU Our wounded being brought into the front line dressing station at Wolfheze.

American troops retreating through the ruins of Nijmegen after failure of…

Paratroopers in Nijmegen, oldest city in the Netherlands, during Operation Market Garden. Market Gardens being one of the stupidest moves in military history

The morning of September 26, 1944; the exhausted survivors of the Oosterbeek perimeter (Operation Market-Garden) look relieved having crossed the Lower Rhine to safety.

The morning of September the exhausted survivors of the Oosterbeek perimeter (Operation Market-Garden) look relieved having crossed the Lower Rhine to safety.

Paratroopers of the British 1st Airborne Division before departing for Operation Market Garden, September 1944.

Paratroopers of the British Airborne Division before departing for Operation Market Garden, September 1944

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