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

20 Jan

Herdenking Apeldoornsche Bosch 2020 in het prinsenpark in Apeldooorn

26 Jan

Herdenking Joods Monument 2020 – Ede

On Sunday 26 January 2020 we commemorate the Jewish WWII victims from Ede.

26 Jan

Opening van Herinneringscentrum Apeldoornsche Bosch in Apeldoorn

Onthulling Holocaustmonument Levenslicht

27 Jan

Filmdocumentaire “Joodse Harderwijkers”

10 - 29 Jan

Shelter: Bennekomse boom vertelt vluchtverhalen

30 Jan

Geschiedenis van een Joodse familie

31 Jan

Verhalen die niet verteld zijn

1 Feb

Verhalen die niet verteld zijn

2 Feb

Historisch Cafe van Lin 1944

4 Feb

Filmvoorstelling Canadese winter en Oranje lentezon

4 Feb

Filmvoorstelling Canadese winter en Oranje lentezon

4 Feb

Filmvoorstelling Canadese winter en Oranje lentezon

4 Feb

Filmvoorstelling Canadese winter en Oranje lentezon

4 Feb

Filmvoorstelling Canadese winter en Oranje lentezon

4 Feb

Filmvoorstelling Canadese winter en Oranje lentezon

5 Feb

Filmvoorstelling Canadese winter en Oranje lentezon

5 Feb

Filmvoorstelling Canadese winter en Oranje lentezon

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.

52.0 km

The well-hidden route

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

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.

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.

46.0 km

Liberation route Heumen & Mook

The Liberation Route Europe gives you an impression of what happened in 1944 and 1945 in Noord-Brabant and Gelderland.

42.0 km

Liberation Route Nijmegen

The Second World War did not pass unnoticed by Nijmegen and its surroundings. The city itself was liberated in September 1944 during the Allied Operation Market Garden.

59.2 km

Military Heritage

Military personnel and the Veluwe have been inseparable for at least one hundred and fifty years. Go back in time and cycle along the places that remind you of the military on the Veluwe.

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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