Interesting places

The Second World War left indelible marks on Gelderland. Visit cities that were badly damaged, places where people made a difference, or visit one of the many museums to learn about stories from during the war.


109 interesting places

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The Field of Honour in Loenen

The Field of Honour in Loenen houses the graves of four thousand war victims.

Honorary sabre at the Provincial Government Building

The honorary sabre that Major General Urquhart donated to the people of Gelderland in September 1984 is on display in the reception hall of the provincial government building.

Erfgoedcentrum Rozet

The Rozet Heritage Centre (Erfgoedcentrum) is a treasure trove of objects and stories which together recount the history of Arnhem and the surrounding area. T

The Evacuation Monument

The Evacuation Monument in Millingen aan de Rijn commemorates the evacuation of Millingen, Kekerdom and Leuth in October 1944.

The Evacuation Monument

The Evacuation Monument in Nijkerk was erected in memory of the evacuees from Arnhem and the surrounding area who died in Nijkerk between September 1944 and May 1945.

Exodus monument

The Exodus monument in Angeren is a memorial for the people who experienced the evacuation march in the autumn of 1944 and returned to Angeren.

Exodus Monument

The Exodus Monument in Beekbergen is a reminder of the approximately 50,000 Arnhem evacuees who, as a result of the Battle of Arnhem in September 1944, were forced to evacuate in the direction of Apeldoorn and found shelter there.

Flipje en Streekmuseum Tiel

The devastation during the Second World War and the reconstruction are part of the permanent collection.

The Memorial Room in Memory of the 2 October Roundup

The Memorial Room in Memory of the 2 October Roundup in Putten was erected in memory of the 661 men from Putten who were rounded up at the Old Church and taken to German concentration camps.

The Canada-Netherlands memorial park

The Canada-Netherlands memorial park, located next to the National Liberation Museum in Groesbeek, commemorates the Canadians who fought for the liberation of the Netherlands during the years of 1944 and 1945.

Memorial in the Jacob Groenewoud park

The memorial consists of several parts including an armoured gun, a battered aircraft propeller, a memorial bench and memorial stone.

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