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Memorial Weapons Drop

The text on the plaque is:

AT THIS SPOT WEAPONS COMING FROM ENGLAND AND DESTINED FOR THE RESISTANCE IN THE AREA SOUTH-WEST TWENTE WERE DROPPED ON 27 MARCH 1945. ALTHOUGH THE OPERATION WITH CODENAME "JAMES" WAS A SUCCES, ONE CONTAINER BECAME POSSESION OF THE OCCUPIER. THE CONCRETE COLUMN IN FRONT OF YOU HAS THE SHAPE OF THE CONTAINERS THAT WERE DROPPED HERE BY PARACHUTE/

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Source

  • Text: Arjan Vrieze
  • Photos: Arjan Vrieze