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

21 Feb

Verhalen die niet verteld zijn

21 Feb

Interactieve lezing Hoevelaken 75 jaar geleden

Patrick Burgers of Amarch holds an interactive lecture to follow the story of World War II unfolding in Hoevelaken, using historical aerial photos and other geographical material from the archives. Visitors will also be able to share recollections. Free entrance.

21 Feb

Lezing Wat was Waar

22 Feb

Herdenking bombardement 22 februari 1944

22 Feb

Lezing Archeologie en de Tweede Wereldoorlog door Harry van Enckevort

22 Feb

Concert Geluksvogel

22 Feb

BLUE LAKE PROMS CONCERT – SOUND OF FREEDOM

23 Feb

BLUE LAKE PROMS CONCERT – SOUND OF FREEDOM

25 Feb

Anne Frank middag

26 Feb

Spionagetraining

26 Feb

Verhalen die niet verteld zijn

27 Feb

Film ‘Krieg am Niederrhein’

28 Feb

Workshop ‘Het leven van de parachutist in WO2’

28 Feb

Filmcafé: Snuf de hond in oorlogstijd

Cinema cafe for the whole family centered around the topic of liberation. After a simple meal we'll watch the film "Snuf The Dog in Wartime".

1 Mar

Lezing van Bert Wallet over de geschiedenis van de joden in het naoorlogse Nederland

1 Mar

Historisch Cafe van Lin 1944

19 Feb - 1 Mar

2 mini-exposities ‘De stad van boven” en “Nijmegen toen en nu”

1 Mar

You’re in the army now! Tribute to Donald Byrd

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

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.

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.

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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