SE 21 1944 Arnhem: British paratroopers continue to hold out: A wounded man being carried away from the Divisional Administration Area by stretcher (note the stocks of ammunition and fuel dumped in the background) at Oosterbeek.
'Operation Market Garden' began 17.9.1944, involving U.S. 82nd & 101st Airborne Divisions, Commonwealth 1st Airborne Division & Polish Parachute Brigade. Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery (commonly known as the Airborne Cemetery) contains graves of most of those killed during the September landings & many of those killed in later fighting in the area. There are 1680 WWII Commonwealth servicemen buried or commemorated here. 245 are unidentified, 2 casualties commemorated by special memorials.