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Paratroopers from different nations prepare to enter a U.S. Air Force C-130J Super Hercules assigned to the 37th Airlift Squadron, Sept. 20 in Eindhoven, Netherlands. Paratroopers from eight nations came to the Netherlands to re-enact the jumps made during Operation Market Garden 70 years ago. The commemoration was held to honor those who died to liberate the Netherlands.

Allies remember sacrifices of Operation Market Garden

Story and photos by Senior Airman Damon Kasberg
86th Airlift Wing Public Affairs

Ending the war before Christmas was the plan in mind when American, British and Polish troops boarded aircraft and flew across the English Channel into the Netherlands to conduct Operation Market Garden on Sept. 17, 1944.

October 2, 2014 ×