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    First Airborne Division's Memorial at Oosterbeek Cemetery in Holland, commemorating those who died there in World War II

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Arnhem - Day of Remembrance

    NETHERLANDS: Gelderland: Renkum: Oosterbeek:

    At the First Airborne Division's Memorial in Holland, relatives and the Red Devils themselves mourn those who fought and died there in World War II. Celebrating the Arnhem, Day of Remembrance, Lt Gen Gough lays a wreath on the airborne men's memorial, Dutch children lay flowers on the graves.

    Arnhem Annual Pilgrimage to Oosterbeek, shots of the Memorial,,relatives watch as Lt Gen Gough lays wreath on plith..Children tend graves of fallen at Cemetery in pouring rain Procession moves to Arnhem Bridge led by band of Nurses. To rough hewn stone monument..Shots of Airborne flag by stone also wreath with Pegasus....VG

    CHURCHES Groote Kerk Church in Pretoria..Pan shot from spire when gen Smuts body is carried out for cremation

    FROST COLONEL Places his tribute on Airborne Divisions stone at the Arnhem Bridge on Annual Pilgrimage....shots of N.C.Os and men of Division..children of Holland and British relatives place wreaths..Shot of Flag with Pegasus beside rough stone

    GOUGH Lt GENERAL Places wreath with Pegasus on British Airborne Division Memorial at Oosterbeek commemorating Arnhem Day....with men of Division with relatives

    GRAVES Annual Pilgrimage to Arnhem graves tended by children 1950 in rain. Procession etc Memorial

    MEMORIALS Relatives visit memorials to Arnhem Division to Osterbeek place wreaths procession moves to Arnhem Bridge to rough plinth where more wreath are dedicated....shots of flag and cards with Pegasus on them

    The Netherlands; World War II; Military - Ceremonial; Ceremonies -

    memorial, WWII, Second World War, World War II, World War II, Battle of Arnhem, Dutch
    Background: First Airborne Division's Memorial at Oosterbeek Cemetery in Holland, commemorating those who died there in World War II

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