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  Airborne Monument
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  • Airborne Monument - Oosterbeek
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  • Airborne Monument - Oosterbeek
      Airborne Monument
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The foundation stone of this monument was laid in September 1945 by General Urquhart and the memorial was unveiled by Queen Wilhemmina in September 1946 but not actually completed until September 1947.

It was funded by the people of Oosterbeek and is known locally as "the Needle".

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  • Written Oct 10, 2009
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