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Operation Marketgarden

…… was the title of a 1974 book and 1977 film, the main subject of which was the failed Second World War allied military campaign ‘Operation Market Garden’.
September 17th is the 62nd anniversary of  that operation, which is remembered annually in Arnhem – the Dutch city where the attack took place.

 

Stamp from The Netherlands from 1994
Stamp from The Netherlands from 1994

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The above 1992 Isle of Man sheet was issued to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the British Parachute Regiment and also features a scene form Operation Market Garden.

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