On september 17th 2009 a memorial has been unveiled to commemorate the casualties of the bomb raids on Ede 65 years earlier. The text on the small plaque gives the information of of what happened there that day:
TO COMMEMORATE THE CASUALTIES OF THE ALLIED BOMB RAIDS ON SEPTEMBER 17TH 1944
AS PART OF OPERATION MARKET GARDEN PLAN 12 AIRCRAFT (B17 FLYING FORTRESSES) ATTACKED GERMAN TARGETS IN AND AROUND EDE
IN THE AFTERNOON 71 AIRCRAFT (B25 MITCHELLS AND A20 BOSTONS) OF THE ROYAL AIRFORCE BOMBED THE SAME TARGETS. FOUR BRITISH, ONE DUTCH AND ONE FRENCH SQUADRON WERE INVOLVED.
DUE TO NAVIGATIONAL ERRORS, BAD VISIBILITY AND IN THAT TIME LIMITED RESOURCES, A LOT OF THE BOMBS CAME DOWN IN THE PARKWEG AREA AND AROUND THE OLD CHURCH.
69 CIVILIANS DIED.
On the large plaques the names of the casualties have been inscribed.
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