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

5 Aug

Spionagetraining

9 Aug

Battlefield Fietstour ‘Fietsen zonder parachute’

12 Aug

Cineac voor kinderen

14 Aug

Actie ‘Niet Weggooien’

14 Aug

Regionale Indië Herdenking

15 Aug

Indisch Vrijheidsmaal

15 Aug

Heel Nijmegen vlagt op 15 augustus!

Actief

Flag Protocol August 15th

16 Aug

Battlefield Fietstour ‘Fietsen zonder parachute’

12 - 16 Aug

De Tweede Wereldoorlog in Gelderland in 50 foto’s

29 Jul - 16 Aug

Tentoonstelling De Tweede Wereldoorlog in 50 foto’s

Actief

12 - 16 Aug

De Tweede Wereldoorlog in Gelderland in 50 foto’s

18 Aug

Anne Frank middag

18 Aug

Anne Frank middag

19 Aug

Spionagetraining

20 Aug

Workshop ‘Het leven van de parachutist in WO2’

23 Aug

Battlefield Fietstour ‘Fietsen zonder parachute’

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

23 Aug

Battlefield Fietstour ‘Fietsen zonder parachute’

23 Aug

Proef de vrijheid!

Freedom à la carte. Non-stop demonstration from 2-5 pm of Dutch war time and liberation menu's: cichoray coffee, liquorice, liberation bread, syrup soldiers, etc.

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.

50.0 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…

34.4 km

Liberation Route Montferland

This route passes a Liberation Route Europe location, the route that the Allies took when liberating Northern and Eastern Netherlands.

8.0 km

Freedom Trail Arnhem

The Battle of Arnhem was part of Operation Market Garden. With this operation, the Allies wanted to conquer the bridges over several Dutch waterways. The route has a total length of approximately 8 km.

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.

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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