September 1944. The Battle of Arnhem was one of the most audacious but ultimately controversial battles of the Second World War. Airborne drops in Holland were to secure important bridges on the route to taken by ground forces racing to gain a foothold across the Rhine. Had it succeeded it might have ended the war by Christmas 1944.
Bridge Too Far the True Story follows the route of the 3 airborne
divisions British 1st US 101st and 82nd and presents new insights into
the operation called Market Garden. It also follows the 2nd Army in
their drive up a single narrow road to relieve the beleaguered British
airborne forces in Arnhem. Arnhem expert Brigadier Frank Steer MBE
provides a completely new and unique tour of the battlefield and the
drama that unfolded in the epic days of the battle.
A Bridge Too Far: Part 1 of 9
Part 9 of 9