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Operation Market Garden Failure

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Operation market garden was conducted in September 1944. This unsuccessful Allied offensive was fought in the Netherlands and was considered to be the biggest combined air and ground offensive that had ever been seen in warfare at that time. The source of the operation came from British General Bernard Montgomery. The idea was that the allied offensive would strike against Germany itself by making an advance through Holland in an attempt to bring the war to an end quickly. This was not the case and it would soon prove to be a costly failure which would result in the delaying of the victory in Europe. Many reasons for the failure include things like poor planning, being to ambitious and being met with fierce heavy German resistance. Overall
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