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Evacuation from Malden

Evacuation of the inhabitants of Malden, a small town by the Maas-Waal channel,  south of Nijmegen. Malden was immediately liberated on September 17, 1944 by a patrol of the 82th U.S.Airborne Division, during the mass airborne landings of Operation Market Garden. The British 43th Wessex division relieved the Americans in this sector.

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00.00 Loading of personal belongings matress parts. 00.09 Family waiting to be evacuated. 00.16 Matresses wrapped in blankets or paper are loaded. 00.25 A young woman on a stretcher is put into an ambulance; after which a young woman gets in. 00.39 A truck drives off, waved goodbye by the people that stay behind. 00.45 A second patient on a stretcher is loaded into an ambulance after which the mother gets in.

Creator:
Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid (beheerder)
Publication date:
1 November 1944
Length:
00:53

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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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