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The commemorations, which are organized by the Airborne Committee Eerde, are dominated by  World War II. Starting from this theme, parallels are being drawn to today's world.

The children of the adoption group always take part in the commemorations.

 

September 17th 2014
On September 17th 2014, it will be 70 years ago that hunderds of paratroopers of the 501 Parachute Infantry Regiment landed near Eerde. Operation Market Garden had started. Although this was just the beginning of our liberation, and in the days following there would be more victims than during the occupation, on this day the people of Eerde celebrate their liberation.
This year, the commemoration will be a special one, because of the 70th anniversary of Operation Market Garden.
 the commemoration in Eerde issupported by:
 

The commemoration at the Airborne Memorial in Eerde starts at 19:00 hrs.
Prior to the commemoration the choirs of Eerde will perform a concert together in at St. Anthony's Church. This musical tribute to our liberators starts at 17:30 hrs.
Immediately after the
commemoration the museum in the windmill will be opened.