It was pretty bad. New York City: In September , after the victorious end of the Normandy campaign, Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery devised a daring operation to open the way to the Ruhr by seizing a bridgehead north of the Rhine, at Arnhem.

Wereth Memorial website. He threw off his lap blanket and huddled in another ditch.

Farther down the line of prisoners, Sergeant Austin kept his hands high and tried to remain calm. Retrieved 26 December Archived from the original on 25 May