Lest we forget,
September 17th 1944
The 4th Parachute Regiment of the 1st British Airborne Division landed without major incident on the Ginkel Heath just east of Ede with C-47 Dakota’s, CG-4A Waco gliders, Airspeed Horsas, and General Aircraft Hamilcars, as part of the largest airborne assault ever attempted.
Take a look at Wouter Brandsma’s evocative photography, of the 64th commemoration of Operation Market Garden Wouter originally posted the photographs in colour, but later changed them to black and white, I think I was in the minority preferring the colour version, but Wouter has kindly left links to the colour photos, take a look.
On a similar theme, back in May I posted about the 65th anniversary of the ‘Dambusters raid’