September 1944: The Reformed church in Otterlo, the ‘Red Cross Village’

The invasion of Normandy on 6 June 1944 marked the start of the liberation of Europe. In early September, the majority of France and Belgium were quickly liberated. And on Sunday, 17 September 1944, the Allies tried to bring a quick end to the war with an advance from Belgium and through the Netherlands: Operation Market Garden.

Memories of war locations