Diary September 17, 1944

Dropping of US 82nd Airborne division at Grave
Dropping of the US 82nd Airborne Division at Grave. Three days later they are reaching their objective together with the British XXX Corps; the bridge of Nijmegen. But they can’t advance further.
WW2 War Diary for Sunday, September 17, 1944:

Air War

Europe – BATTLE OF ARNHEM. 1st Allied Airborne Army (2 US and 1 British divisions with Polish Parachute Brigade) transported by 3,800 aircraft and 500 gliders lands in Arnhem-Nijmegen area in attempt to capture 3 bridges.

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