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A paratrooper takes cover as a jeep burns during a German mortar attack on 1st Airborne Division’s HQ at the Hartenstein Hotel in Oosterbeek, near Arnhem, 24 September 1944. (IWM)

A patient is unstrapped from a jeep, which is fitted with litters for carrying the wounded. The patient is then carried into the operating theatre of a Field Surgical Unit (FSU) currently housed in a much bombed Italian prison, December 1943.

Pausing for a moment on their push to Arnhem, (Market-Garden, Sep. 1944) two British soldiers enjoy an impromptu picnic provided by a grateful Dutch girl. - British leaders found that the crowds of joyous civilians made it very difficult for their troops "to keep alive to the possibility of a German attack."

WWII: 70 Years Since The Battle Of Arnhem Begins

The British Airborne Division At Arnhem And Oosterbeek In Holland, HQ of 1st Airlanding Light Regiment, Royal Artillery, unload a jeep and trailer from their Horsa glider at the landing zone near Wolfheze in Holland, during Operation 'Market Garden', 17 September 1944.