German troops fight house to house against Allied (mostly British) forces in Arnhem Netherlands during World War 2
Arnhem Netherlands Date:1944, September Duration:1 min 58 sec Sound:Yes
During Operation Market Garden, German soldiers move forward on foot and on bicycles in Arnhem and other areas of Netherlands during World War II. German infantry find abandoned American and British equipment. They open a cigarette tin from their findings, share cigarettes all around, smoking and smiling. German infantry, including some very young German soldiers march along a roadway. House to house fighting between British and German forces in Dutch towns and villages of Arnhem region. Germans take British and American soldiers as prisoners and search them thoroughly. Allied POWs are marched between locations and guarded at roadsides, including near a building with sign that says "Maarland" on it (likely hamlet of Maarland, or present day Oost-Maarland). Near end of clip German narrator references Operation Berlin withdrawal and rescue effort being conducted by Allies to try to remove remaining Allied forces from the region.
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