Monuments Liberation Square Ede
(Netherlands, the - Guelders - Ede)
Liberation Square refers to the liberation of Ede on 17 April 1945. This square was the final destination of the advance by the 49th British Infantry Division from Arnhem, backed by the Canadian and Ontario tank battalions. From 1940 to 1942 the British Division had camped on Iceland and thus earning its name the "Polar Bear" Division.
There is a liberation monument with Maple Leafs. It consists of three bronze plaques in the shape of a Maple Leaf. The monument is in the pavement.
It shows the following texts:
- ALLIED FORCES
- LIBERATION EDE
- 17 APRIL 1945
There is also a monument called "On the Rocks". It represents a champagne cooler with cap. It indirectly refers to ice and the Polar Bear Division. The side pavement of the Square shows the text of the song "We'll meet again" by Vera Lynn.
- Text: Arjan Vrieze
- Photos: Arjan Vrieze
Address and contactinformation
- Arnhemseweg 2
6711 HA Ede
- WWII grade:
Where is it?
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