The road bridge at Arnhem An aerial view across Arnhem Bridge An aerial view looking east across the Bridge Looking south-east to the Bridge A pre-war photograph looking north-east across Arnhem Bridge

A pre-war photograph looking north from the top of the Bridge A pre-war photograph of the buildings that were to become Brigade HQ and 2nd Battalion HQ The Van Limburg Stirum School The buildings immediately to the west of Arnhem Bridge The buildings immediately to the west of the Bridge, occupied by "A" Company, 2nd Battalion

The building housing "A" Company Headquarters Looking east to the Bridge ramp The steps on the western side of the Bridge ramp Facing north-west from beneath the Bridge The buildings along the Euisbiusplein

Looking north along the grassy area on the western part of the Bridge ramp Facing north along the Euisbuisbinnensingel Looking south to the Bridge along the Eusebiusbinnensingel The house immediately to the east of the bridge The steps leading to the eastern side of the Bridge ramp

Before September 1944

 

Aerial shot of Arnhem Bridge and surrounding area. Taken on the morning of Sunday the 17th The wreckage of 20 German vehicles. The result of Graebner's attack on Monday 18th The wreckage of 20 German vehicles. The result of Graebner's attack on Monday 18th The wreckage of Graebner's attack, as seen from the south Four captured SS Panzer Grenadiers, guarded by paratroopers

  Men of No.6 Platoon, B Company, reconnoitering west of the bridge A patrol led by Captain Killick moves westwards to try and link up with the 1st Para Brigade A patrol led by Captain Killick moves westwards to try and link up with the 1st Para Brigade Captain Killick leading his patrol west of Arnhem Bridge, Monday 18th September Captain Killick's patrol returns to the British lines at the bridge under cover of smoke

SS Panzer troops near Arnhem Bridge Panzer Grenadiers moving away from the fighting at the bridge A disabled tank, to the east of Arnhem Bridge A disabled tank, to the east of Arnhem Bridge A knocked out Panzer Mk IV

A wrecked German half-track on the Bridge ramp Airborne POW's, one with a head wound 1st Parachute Squadron prisoners being marched away from the Bridge area Prisoners of the 3rd Battalion are marched away from the Bridge 3rd Battalion POW's

Captured men of the 1st Parachute Squadron and 3rd Battalion carry a wounded comrade Prisoners of the 1st Parachute Squadron and 3rd Battalion, captured at Arnhem Bridge British prisoners taken at Arnhem Bridge Sappers and paratroopers captured after the defence of the School collapsed British prisoners of war captured around the Bridge area

The remains of the School The remains of the School The remains of the School The remains of the 1st Para Brigade HQ The devastation around Arnhem Bridge

Wreckage beneath the Bridge ramp Scenes of devastation as a German Mark III Panzer approaches the Bridge Ruined buildings around Arnhem Bridge A wrecked German armoured vehicle on the Westervoortsedijk A knocked-out German half-track near the School

Wreckage across the Bridge ramp Wreckage strewn across the bridge A German armoured vehicle crosses Arnhem Bridge after the battle A German armoured vehicle looks back at Arnhem as it crosses the Bridge after the battle Facing north-east from the Bridge

Half tracks of Kampfgruppe Brinkmann preparing to cross the bridge on Thursday 21st Looking north across the devastated buildings on the western side of Arnhem Bridge British prisoners under guard in the Eusebius Church Field graves around Arnhem bridge