German forces fire on British aircraft and paratroopers in Battle of Arnhem during World War 2
Arnhem Netherlands Date:1944, September Duration:2 min 51 sec Sound:Yes
German newsreel shows a map with Arnhem and Nijmegen and other nearby cities in Holland region. British aircraft flying overhead during Operation Market Garden (British 1st Airborne Division) as German troops fire at them from the ground during World War II. Sky is filled with Allied aircraft and parachuting British troops. British planes, gliders, and parachutes descend and some aircraft explode on impact after being hit by German rifle, machine gun, and artillery fire. German soldiers view wreckage and some burning British aircraft through binoculars and up close. British Horsa Invasion gliders burning on an open field. Scattered Allied equipment, dead bodies and gliders are seen. A group of British prisoners of war is seen gathered together on a roadside.
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