Commemorate, remember, experience and celebrate together

Exactly 75 years ago, from 17 September 1944 to 5 May 1945, Gelderland was at the frontline of the Second World War in the Netherlands. With a programme full of exhibitions, shows and parachute jumps, liberation festivals, commemorations and other events, we will commemorate the war and celebrate 75 years of living in freedom in Gelderland.

Experience ‘Gelderland Remembers’ at the following events

29 Mar

Luistervoorstelling Vechten, vluchten, overleven. Didi en Marcel.

28 - 29 Mar

Zeddam, 75 jaar in vrijheid

29 Mar

75 jaar bevrijding Megchelen op zondag 29-03-2020

29 Mar

Maarten Peters – Bevroren Tranen 2

29 Mar

Start Gelderland Herdenkt, Dinxperlo

30 Mar

Geheimagenten op de Veluwe

Secret agents on the Veluwe In the night of 14 to 15 September 1944 'Captain King' together with 3 marconists were droped near Scherpenzeel. They were met by members of the resistance. On 30 march these activities and their agents are put in the spotlight.

30 Mar

Lezing Marjan Schwegman

31 Mar

WO2-café Zutphen

Geannuleerd

1 Apr

WO2-café Wageningen

Geannuleerd

2 Apr

WO2-café Eibergen

Geannuleerd

2 Apr

75 jaar vrijheid, Papa waar blijf je?

3 Apr

Concert Vrij Land door Koninklijke Militaire Kapel Johan Willem Friso

3 Apr

Open Ogen

3 Apr

Vrijheid: Toen en Nu

16 Mar - 4 Apr

Wandelen langs het Westerborkpad

Geannuleerd

4 Apr

Vrijheidsbrunch

4 Apr

Bevrijdingsconcert: ‘Kun je nog zingen, zing dan mee!’

4 Apr

Bevrijdingsoptocht IJzerlo

Gelderland Remembers - 75 Years of Freedom

Operation Market Garden

A bridge too far

The year is1944, and the war is raging at full force. During Operation Market Garden, tens of thousands of Allied paratroopers land in occupied territory and a ground army advances from the Belgian border. The…

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Frontline period

Frontline period

Jodenvervolging

Persecution of the Jews

Operation Veritable

Operation Veritable

Liberation

Liberation

Gelderland Remembers Routes

41.6 km

Water as a Weapon – Driel

In October 1944 the German troops decide to flood a large part of the Dutch-German border area to avert an attack from the Allies.

50.6 km

Water als Wapen - Rindern

In October 1944 the German troops decide to flood a large part of the Dutch-German border area to avert an attack from the Allies.

49.9 km

WOII Airborne Route

Operatie Market Garden was bedoeld om een versneld einde te maken aan de Tweede Wereldoorlog. De regio Arnhem en het Rijk van Nijmegen speelden daarin een belangrijke rol. Op 17 september begon daar “De slag…

1.5 km

Airborne Stories

In een reeks audioverhalen komt het Arnhem van 1944 tot leven en word je ondergedompeld in de Slag om Arnhem. Doe je dopjes in je oren en wandel mee door Arnhem. Tijdens deze korte route…

71.1 km

The fight for the Veluwe

After five years of occupation, the Netherlands was liberated in 1945. A lot happened in the Veluwe during the war years. On this route, you cycle along various historical locations that were central to the liberation of the Veluwe by the Canadian army.

52.0 km

The well-hidden route

Cycle over the Beekhuizerzand sand-drift dunes, through woodland and heathland towards Vierhouten.

45.9 km

Sky of Hope Remembrance Route

The Sky of Hope Remembrance Route WO2 takes you past more than 20 Second World War memorials.

Liberation Route Arnhem

There was a lot of fighting in the Arnhem-Wageningen area during the Second World War. The failed Allied operation Market Garden cost thousands of lives in September 1944.

55.0 km

Nunspeet Memorial Tour

Tijdens deze fietsroute kom je langs verschillende plekken in de gemeente Nunspeet waar iets te vertellen is over de gebeurtenissen uit de Tweede Wereldoorlog. Fiets langs crash-sites, monumenten en locaties waar iets speciaals gebeurd is….

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