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Allied Operational Failure: Operation Market Garden

near oosterbeek 1944
Paratroopers near Oosterbeek; September 18, 1944.

Today I’m going to talk about Operation Market Garden, a major Allied airborne assault behind German lines in Holland in September of 1944. Operation Market Garden is often overlooked; in fact it’s not even mentioned in the AP and SAT 2 US History study guides.

That’s because Operation Market Garden was a failure.

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