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Today operation Market Garden was remembered in Holland.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Market_Garden

There were approx 400 original vehicles taking part and they drove the same road into Arnhem.

More pics here (click 'volgende' (next):
http://www.ed.nl/foto/foto-album-operat ... -1.4531510

and here:

http://www.rtlnieuws.nl/nieuws/buitenla ... or-brabant

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400 vehicles? If what I saw in Normandy is anything to go by, 250 of them were jeeps. ;)
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vonBaer wrote: 400 vehicles? If what I saw in Normandy is anything to go by, 250 of them were jeeps. ;)


That's because America built like 40 million of those jeeps. Hell, they even contracted Ford to build them so that they can produce more and the manufacturing was done in at least two locations - in case of sabotage. Quick way to tell the difference between a Jeep Willy and a Ford Jeep - Ford had a little 'f' marked on every piece, nut and bolt on their jeeps.

Operation Market Garden was the first major operation for the 1st Allied Airborne Army. I wish I was there in Holland to witness this year's remembrance.

Salute - and thanks for sharing Rosie!
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