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Address: Van Limburg Stirumweg, Oosterbeek, The Netherlands

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Very moving place, one not to walk by

I've visited here twice over the last couple of decades (my father in law was an Arnhem veteran who thankfully survived the battle). If you are in the area, please visit and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I've visited here twice over the last couple of decades (my father in law was an Arnhem veteran who thankfully survived the battle). If you are in the area, please visit and spend some time here to reflect on the cost of freedom.

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are always moved by the memory of how so many young people died to bring peace. We make it a priority to visit military centuries whenever we are near them. This was a Commonwealth resting place magnificently set next to rolling cornfields.

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Malvern, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not sure what you can say about a way memorial. They are always quiet, respectful places, which are beautifully maintained. Note that there is a register of graves (in alphabetical order) in the brick building to the right of the entrance gate, as you enter.

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Thank Chezcox
Surrey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very beautiful cemetery in a peaceful location. Very thought provoking visit. Beautifully maintained.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The most visible demonstration of the loss of September 1944. 1754 white gravesend perfectly alined and beautiful. Nothing more to say other than "thank you"

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Poignant Memorial to the Brave and Strong men who took part in Operation Market Garden. Inspirational and thought-provoking, a reminder of how grateful we are and that we must never let this happen again

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Time spent here reflecting upon all these young men and civilians who lost their lives in this ten day action really brings it home how valiant their efforts were to secure our freedom. RIP.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My Uncle is buried here after dying during the Arnhem raid in 1944. It is a beautiful location lovingly cared for and surprisingly visited by lots of Dutch people, from school children, through young juveniles up to families. It was so special seeing the Dutch people still offering theior rememberances to our fallen soldiers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cemetery is the final resting place of the British, Commonwealth, Dutch and Polish servicemen who died during the battle for Arnhem in 1944. I'm serving, and what struck me was that there is three battalions worth of soldiers buried here. They include two sets of twins, including the Gronert brothers of The Parachute Regiment who died together and are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely tribute to soldiers from England, Canada, Poland, Scotland, and New Zealand who gave their lives during World War II. Very nicely maintained with white crosses and flowers. We stopped here before visiting Hartenstein Museum which covers Operation Market Garden.

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