Arnhem: A Bridge Too Far
In December, 1944, 400 men of the 1rst British Airborne Division paraded at Buckingham Palace to receive their grateful thanks from their king and countrymen. Although they paraded as heroes, victors they were not. They were some of the survivors of a whole airborne division of over 10,000 men lost during the most audacious and ultimately controversial battles of Operation Market Garden; Arnhem.
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