Leanbean in Germany

Military wife trying to figure out this military life

Netherlands – Market Garden September 22, 2009

Filed under: Military — leanbean @ 8:29 am

This weekend Joe took part in the 65th anniversary of Operation Market Garden.  Operation Market Garden took place during WWII and is considered the largest airborne operation of all time.  Joe was a drop zone controlling officer, which means he told planes when to drop the soldiers.  There were approximately 100,000 people who came to see the show.

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My view of the airdrop:

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Joe’s better view:

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The crowd:

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The famous bridge allies were not able to secure from Germany:

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