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British captured during Operation Market Garden Arnhem 1944

British captured during Operation Market Garden Arnhem 1944

L/Cpl Paddy McGiven, Sapper Charles Grier and wounded Sapper Dick Robb all from B troop, 1 Para Squadron, Royal Engineers. This picture was taken at 1530hrs on Wednesday the 20th September 1944, in a builders yard near their last position held at the Van Limburg Stirum School in Arnhem.

L/Cpl Paddy McGiven, Sapper Charles Grier and wounded Sapper Dick Robb all from B troop, 1 Para Squadron, Royal Engineers. This picture was taken at 1530hrs on Wednesday the 20th September 1944, in a builders yard near their last position held at the Van Limburg Stirum School in Arnhem.

General Friedrich Kussin (1895-1944), the German commander of Arnhem in the Netherlands, who was ambushed and killed by British paratroopers at a crossroads on September 17, 1944 during Operation Market Garden.

General Friedrich Kussin (1895-1944), the German commander of Arnhem in the Netherlands, who was ambushed and killed by British paratroopers at a crossroads on September 17, 1944 during Operation Market Garden.

The Revd John Gwinnett, 9 PARA’s padre who would fortify the men of the unit both before and during the battle. Photo featured in The Manner of Men: 9 PARA’s Heroic D-Day Mission

The Revd John Gwinnett, 9 PARA’s padre who would fortify the men of the unit both before and during the battle. Photo featured in The Manner of Men: 9 PARA’s Heroic D-Day Mission

A young German officer captured by troops of the 102nd Infantry Division , Ninth US Army near Gevenich, Germany, February 1945.

A young German officer captured by troops of the 102nd Infantry Division , Ninth US Army near Gevenich, Germany, February 1945.

Private Joe Cunnington, of the 1st Border's Anti-Tank Platoon and from the crew of "Gallipoli II", in his foxhole among the positions of "C" Company training his Sten gun in anticipation of another German assault on his position, possibly on the Van Lennepweg, Oosterbeek perimeter - on the 20th or 21st September 1944, Operation Market Garden.

Private Joe Cunnington, of the 1st Border's Anti-Tank Platoon and from the crew of "Gallipoli II", in his foxhole among the positions of "C" Company training his Sten gun in anticipation of another German assault on his position, possibly on the Van Lennepweg, Oosterbeek perimeter - on the 20th or 21st September 1944, Operation Market Garden.

A trooper of 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, U.S. 82nd Airborne Division, poses for his photograph at Molenhoek, an objective south of Nijmegen on the Maas-Waal Canal (Operation Market-Garden) 1944.

A trooper of 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, U.S. 82nd Airborne Division, poses for his photograph at Molenhoek, an objective south of Nijmegen on the Maas-Waal Canal (Operation Market-Garden) 1944.

Operation Market Garden: Sosabowski and the Polish brigade landed late in the afternoon of 21 September and tried to find a way across the Rhine to reinforce the British perimeter. However, the ferry they planned to use was destroyed and the brigade was forced to form a defensive perimeter at Driel.

Operation Market Garden: Sosabowski and the Polish brigade landed late in the afternoon of 21 September and tried to find a way across the Rhine to reinforce the British perimeter. However, the ferry they planned to use was destroyed and the brigade was forced to form a defensive perimeter at Driel.

Arnhem prisoners

Arnhem prisoners

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The Young Russian Partisan

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