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Slagveld: overzicht van de posities van de verschillende legeronderdelen van Geallieerden en Duitsers.

Slagveld: overzicht van de posities van de verschillende legeronderdelen van Geallieerden en Duitsers.

This is an amazing interactive map and timeline of the battlefields of the Civil War. Featured in this pin is the Battle of Wilson's Creek near Springfield, MO. Check out all the Missouri battlefields!

This is an amazing interactive map and timeline of the battlefields of the Civil War. Featured in this pin is the Battle of Wilson's Creek near Springfield, MO. Check out all the Missouri battlefields!

Civil War Battle Maps | Battle of The Wilderness - May 6, 1864

The Civil War Trust's Map of the May 1864 action at the battle of the Wilderness, the opening battle of Ulysses S. Grant's Overland Campaign against Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia

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 Parachute Infantry Regiment, U. Airborne Division, poses for his photograph at Molenhoek, an objective south of Nijmegen on the Maas-Waal Canal (Operation Market-Garden)

British captured during Operation Market Garden - Arnhem

British captured during Operation Market Garden Arnhem 1944 My grandad 'John Edmund Sears' (left)

Parachutistes anglais en position de défense  dans un bois autour d'Arnhem

Parachutistes anglais en position de défense dans un bois autour d'Arnhem

OPERATION 'MARKET GARDEN' - THE BATTLE FOR ARNHEM, SEPTEMBER 1944

BU Troops take advantage of a lull in the fighting to prepare a hasty meal.

Operation Market Garden: British 1st Airborne Division Perimeter, Oosterbeek, 20-26 September 1944

Operation Market Garden: British 1st Airborne Division Perimeter, Oosterbeek, 20-26 September 1944

De bloemen bloeien ondanks alles in de tuin van Hotel De Tafelberg

De bloemen bloeien ondanks alles in de tuin van Hotel De Tafelberg

Paratroopers in Nijmegen, oldest city in the Netherlands, during Operation Market Garden.Sept17-25 1944

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

Now Model’s line stretched from Antwerp (southwest Holland) to Maastricht (south Holland). He ordered the 15th Army to prepare for an assault on Antwerp. Perhaps there would be a chance to isolate the British troops. Model also ordered the 2nd SS Panzer Corps to retreat towards Arnhem. He brought this corps to Arnhem to rest and refit. This decision by Model is one of the reasons, if not the reason, why Operation Market Garden failed.

Now Model’s line stretched from Antwerp (southwest Holland) to Maastricht (south Holland). He ordered the 15th Army to prepare for an assault on Antwerp. Perhaps there would be a chance to isolate the British troops. Model also ordered the 2nd SS Panzer Corps to retreat towards Arnhem. He brought this corps to Arnhem to rest and refit. This decision by Model is one of the reasons, if not the reason, why Operation Market Garden failed.

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