Last year was the 70th Anniversary of Operation Market Garden, the heroic yet disastrous attempt to end WWII in one stroke by striking deep into German held territory in Holland. I posted a couple articles commemorating that event in September 2014, and share them with you again on the anniversary of the ill-fated operation.
|British troops marching toward an objective in Holland|
An essay explaining the major points of the operation and how and why it failed.
A post focusing on the airborne troops with a short clip from the movie 'A Bridge Too Far'.
Reposted and Written by William A Moore