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Arnhem

(är`nəm), Ger. Arnheim, city (1994 pop. 133,670), capital of Gelderland prov., E Netherlands, a port on the Lower Rhine. It is an industrial, transportation, and tourist center. Textiles, electrical equipment, metal goods, and ships are manufactured. First mentioned in the 9th cent., Arnhem was long the residence of the dukes of Gelderland. During World War II British airborne troops suffered (Sept., 1944) a serious defeat there (see also EindhovenEindhoven
, city (1994 pop. 196,130), North Brabant prov., S Netherlands, on the Dommel River. It is an industrial center and rail junction. Chartered in 1232, Eindhoven was a small town until the founding (1891) of the Philips Electrical Company; then the city rapidly expanded.
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, city (1994 pop. 147,018), Gelderland prov., E Netherlands, on the Waal River, near the German border. It is a rail and water transportation point and an industrial center. Its manufactures include metal products, paper, clothing, and soap.
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). Nearby Arnhem is the renowned Kröller-Müller museum of modern art.

Arnhem

a city in the E Netherlands, capital of Gelderland province, on the Rhine: site of a World War II battle. Pop.: 142 000 (2003 est.)
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Arnhem Oosterbeek Cemetery is now the final resting place of nearly 1,690 Commonwealth servicemen of the Second World War, 79 Polish and three Dutch servicemen, and several civilians.
At Arnhem, allied commanders devised an ambitious plan under the codename Operation Market Garden to drop paratroopers into the Netherlands to capture key bridges to continue the rapid advance through France and Belgium towards Germany.
With many men from Merseyside having served in the Parachute Regiment, the Royal British Legion believes a commemoration should take place in the city, as well as at Arnhem, which is in the Netherlands.
In 1980 I had my first opportunity to visit western Arnhem Land and this was followed with very brief periods of fieldwork in the area between the East Alligator River and Maningrida in 1985-87, 1989 and 2008.
The people of Arnhem will never forget the sacrifices of British and Allied servicemen.
Yesterday, a dozen of the former soldiers left Cardiff Airport to travel to Arnhem to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the battle, which was part of Field Marshal Montgomery's 1944 Operation Market Garden.
Another 400 people, including technology and engineering and research center personnel, will also remain at the Arnhem site.
But Pte Foster was buried with full military honours yesterday, alongside 1,754 Allied troops, including 1,625 Britons, at Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery.
We have been very lucky to be a part of the service, and to meet comrades of the men who died to help Arnhem.
But the most poignant sight was the line-up of Arnhem veterans who had made the pilgrimage to Oosterbeek, Holland, to pay tribute to the 1650 soldiers who died.
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Several cubes are dedicated to key UN Studio projects: the Erasmus Bridge, the Mobius House (AR September 1999), Het Valkhof museum in Nijmegen (AR March 2000), a basalt-clad electricity substation in Innsbruck, and a vast transportation interchange in Arnhem already partially constructed.