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

7 Jun

Historisch Cafe van Lin 1944

11 Jun

Verwolde in oorlogstijd

Actief

10 Jan - 13 Jun

Expositie ’75 jaar bevrijding van Nijkerk’ in Museum Nijkerk

The exhibition 'remembering 75 years of liberation in Nijkerk' shows films, photograhs and stories of eyewitnesses of the failure of the battle of Arnhem (with evacuees and passers-by in search of food), of the liberation by Canadian allied forces and of the persecution of the local Jews.

27 Jun

Aaltense en Duitse zangkoren zingen samen vrede

28 Jun

Battlefield Fietstour ‘De bevrijding van Nijmegen’

Bicycle tour (on your own bike) of 10 km over the battlefields of WW2 around the bridges in Nijmegen accompanied by two guides.

28 Jun

Battlefield Fietstour ‘De bevrijding van Nijmegen’

Bicycle tour (on your own bike) of 10 km over the battlefields of WW2 around the bridges in Nijmegen accompanied by two guides (Dutch spoken).

26 - 28 Jun

FREYHEYT de rockopera

FREYHEYT the rockopera is a multimedia theatre show about young people in the resistance. It places the true stories in actual setting of today. If you lose your freedom, what would you do? The show is in Dutch.

5 Jul

Fieldtrips van Grateful Generation Tours

The Freedom Museum in cooperation with Grateful Generation tours will organize exciting fieldtrips along the battlefields of Operation Market Garden in an authentic Willys MB from WW2 (2 to 3 persons).

3 Jan - 5 Jul

Verhalenboom

7 Jul

Anne Frank middag

12 Jul

Battlefield Fietstour ‘Fietsen zonder parachute’

14 Jul

Opa’s en oma’s vertellen over de oorlog

15 Jul

Cineac voor kinderen

16 Jul

Anne Frank middag

28 Jul

Workshop ‘Het leven van de parachutist in WO2’

29 Jul

Spionagetraining

29 Jul

Spionagetraining

29 Jan - 31 Jul

Uitgave oorlogsdagboek 1944 – 1945 Frans Kragt Hzn.

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…

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.

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.

44.0 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.

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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