September 3 | Airborne Wandeltocht
September 3rd at 5.15 PM
The walking tour takes place every year on the first saturday of September in Oosterbeek. From 5.15 PM on TV Gelderland.
September 16 | Bridge to
September 16th at 8.30 PM
the impressive show of Bridge to
Liberation. An experience with music, special effects, film and dance will
take you in a spectacular way into true personal stories at the time of the
Battle of Arnhem.
September 16-18 | Commemorations
Live TV broadcasts of the commemorations can be seen daily during the third week of September.
Sept 16 | 05.15 PM - Commemoration Airborneplein Arnhem
At the memorial ceremony, on the Airborneplein, the soldiers be commemorated who lost their lives in an attempt to establish a bridgehead during the Battle of Arnhem. Civilians also remember the thousands of Arnhem civilians who were forced to evacuate after the battle.
Sept 17 | 10.45 AM - Plane landings
annual plane landings on the Ginkelse Heide are organized in memory of the
Allied plane landings during Operation Market Garden. Airborne mayors, aldermen
and representatives of various Airborne organizations also lay wreaths of
flowers out of respect for the fallen from the Battle of Arnhem.
Sept 18 | 10.45 AM - Commemoration
Airborne cemetery Oosterbeek
than 1750 Allied soldiers are buried in the Airborne cemetery in Oosterbeek,
who were killed during the Battle of Arnhem. During the commemoration they are
In September, a Market Garden documentary is broadcast every Tuesday at 5.15 pm.
- Aug 30 & Sept 6 | The Wonderful Story of Private Morgan (parts 1 and 2)
A documentary about writer Bas Steman who, while doing research for his novel, becomes involved in a special way with a soldier from the Second World War.
- Sept 13 | Back home
The documentary tells the story of Thea Bouhuijs (90). She is one of the many children who returned to a completely devastated Arnhem in 1945, after a nine-month evacuation .
- Sept 20 & 27 | The Bleekneusjes are going back (parts 1 and 2)
After the Second World War, “pale noses” Bob Bakkenes (89) and Theo van Binsbergen (88) regained strength in the United Kingdom after the tough last years of the war. For the documentary they travel one more time to their beloved Penzance to reminisce and say goodbye.