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Airborne Memorial Heelsum

(Netherlands, the - Guelders - Heelsum)

This monument was the first monument in the region that was erected by the civilians population to comemmorate the Battle for Arnhem (Market Garden).

The monument is made out of two ww2 related items that were found in the surrounding area.

Text on the monument:
HEELSUM
IN THIS AREA LANDED
THE 1ST AIRBORNE DIVISION ON 17 SEPTEMBER 1944

Source

  • Text: Barry van Veen & Anneke Moerenhout
  • Photos: Ewoud van Eig (1), Addy Boers (5) & Anneke Moerenhout (2,3,4)

Address and contactinformation

Address:
Bennekomseweg
6861 Heelsum
WWII grade:
100%
Rating:
60%

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