Campo di battaglia

Landing sites – then fields and orchards

Paesi Bassi



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On September 21st 1944, around 17:55, this was the landing area of the Polish troops. Around 1000 paratroopers were dropped here.

On September 21st 1944, this area formed ‘Dropzone K’ (DZ K). The surroundings of Driel at that time mainly consisted out of fields and orchards. At 17:15, around 1000 paratroopers of the 1st Polish Independent Parachute Brigade jumped out of the 73 Dakota-transport planes of the American air force and landed on these fields.