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Airborne Cemetery

Van Limburg Stirumweg, Oosterbeek, The Netherlands
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thought provoking and sad but beautiful too

A beautiful July hot summers day, a cemetery that is kept in pristine condition and visited by... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Incredibly sad in its' beauty!

This is the final resting place of Dutch, Polish and Special Forces . It is maintained in pristine... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ridgefield, CT
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Van Limburg Stirumweg, Oosterbeek, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A beautiful July hot summers day, a cemetery that is kept in pristine condition and visited by locals and tourists alike, tourists interested in it's history and people like me on a pilgrimage to pay our respects to the Airborne Forces of Operation Market Garden....More

Thank JednSasha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the final resting place of Dutch, Polish and Special Forces . It is maintained in pristine condition by the Dutch. It is well worth the visit and do walk amongst the graves...many who gave their young lives for freedom. It is a solemn...More

Thank larkenRidgefield_CT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not a lot to add as other reviews pretty much say it all. Look out for interesting graves, there are Dutch, Polish and Special forces scattered in amongst the others. To be honest as a mother to 4 sons I find it all incredibly sad....More

Thank lhershon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this place years ago and had to return on my recent trip. Set in stunning woodland, the cemetery is well kept and maintained, a gem in the landscape. Thank you to the Dutch for this beautiful place and for keeping it in such...More

Thank EmmyHope
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This place moves the emotions as you see row upon row of young men (20-21) who gave their lives in the ill fated Market Garden operation or the Bridge too Far in 1944.

Thank JohnVeldhuis
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is a very sombre place to visit especially when you can feel a personal connection to the cemetery. The love the locals show to these young men is beautiful and they keep the cemetery beautifully you could not hope to rest in a more...More

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Oosterbeek Airborne Cemetery contains the graves of almost 2000 Commonwealth and Polish soldiers and airmen who fought at the Battle of Arnhem and sacrificed their lives for their country. As with all such Commonwealth war cemeteries it is beautifully maintained and is a tranquil haven...More

Thank Ken S
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Took a group for a visit and a wreath laying ceremony with standard bearers and some of my group bearing medals with the dignity of such a ceremony requires. A must visit if you visit arnhem

Thank Barry L
Reviewed 5 April 2017

CWGC cemeteries are always moving and this one with so many graves from the same action when the Paras tried to hold the bridge is perhaps one of the most poignant. The services the dutch hold here every year are a very moving and an...More

Thank Mike J
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I went on an extremely quiet day in October. It was sunny but windy and the sounds of the leaves and trees was all there was. The grass is perfect. The surrounding fields are perfect. It is an amazing memorial cemetery and from above in...More

Thank DT_in_the_604
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I am visiting my uncles grave in a few weeks time. Can I bring flowers to the grave
5 September 2016|
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Response from JOHN04LEEDS | Reviewed this property |
I don't see any reason why not - several graves had small bouquets or posies on them.