Airborne Cemetery

Airborne Cemetery, Oosterbeek

Airborne Cemetery
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Tessa S
4 contributions
Beautiful
Oct 2021
Beautiful & moving - I would like to come back to spend more time here.

You really feel the loss of these young men, each gravestone with personal family quotes. Brave individuals lie together as brothers in arms.
Written 3 October 2021
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Randy S
Portland, OR335 contributions
Quietly moving
Jul 2021
I went to the cemetary at dusk on a Friday evening. The sun was going down and so peeking out from the trees and lighting up the rows of headstones. I was very moved by the peace and tranquility here. I had viewed the Airborne Museum earlier in the day, so my sense of what these soldiers went through was heightened. My dad fought in WWII not far from here; I am thankful for the service off all the brave fellows who laid down their lives for liberty...
Written 15 July 2021
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Moonbeam666
Huizen, The Netherlands425 contributions
Visit to this war cemetery
Feb 2020
It is a small cemetery, but leaves you feeling sad at the senseless deaths. Most of the soldiers were very young. The youngest 17 years. There were British, Canadians, Polish, Dutch buried there. Mostly airborne squadrons, pilots, gunners, navigators, etc. One grave was visited by grandchildren of a deceased airborne man aged 34 years, leaving behind his wife and young family. It stirs one to see that memories are still kept alive by the living but most probably lost in memories of their parents. Sad!
Written 6 February 2020
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Daniel F
Edinburgh, UK83 contributions
Very moving
Jan 2020
1200 war graves. All young brave men resting in peace in a tranquil setting.

They their today for our tomorrow.
Written 30 January 2020
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lexnath
Nahariya, Israel20 contributions
75 year ago
Nov 2019 • Family
to remember and not to forget/ this cemetery is extra ordinary well kept, clean and easy to find your loved ones, who were killed in this tragic world war two.
Written 21 November 2019
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Dave S
Wembley Downs, Australia18 contributions
Arnhem 75th Anniversary
Sep 2019
I attended the Arnhem 75th Anniversary Service on Sunday 22nd September to commemorate the paratroopers and airmen that died during Operation Market Garden. A must for any military enthusiast or historian
Written 7 November 2019
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steve g
38 contributions
Visit as part of Airborne Marches
Sep 2019
I visited this as part of the Airborne Marches which take place on the first Saturday of September. Distances of 10/15/25/40k can be completed and they all pass the cemetery which is very moving. In 2019 34000 people took part.
Written 27 October 2019
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John J
North Yorkshire, UK669 contributions
Moving tribute to the fallen
Oct 2019 • Friends
A holy place, made special by the wonderful people of Arnhem district. The flower children of Holland visit every grave stone with flowers and the place has a sense of peace and tranquillity. As you wander around you will see the the markers of the fallen from all over the world of every creed, united to fight fascists.
It is moving, sombre and at the same time uplifting that these men gave their lives in a just cause.
Written 18 October 2019
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vietnor2016
Sandnes, Norway147 contributions
75th Operation Market Garden Anniversary
Sep 2019
One of the several cemeteries we visited during our tour from the UK. All battlefield cemeteries are well kept and tombs similar and well marked.
Written 16 October 2019
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Don I
Belfast, UK349 contributions
Tranquil
Sep 2019
As with all Commonwealth War Grave cemeteries, this is a place of deep tranquility. By CWG standards this is a small cemetery (about 1600 graves, I think) and this makes it intensely “private”. Reading the young ages of those buried here emphasises the terrible losses sustained in the brief airborne battle in 1944. Go and see what these young men did for us all those years ago.
Written 27 September 2019
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