Evacuation from Malden
Evacuation of the inhabitants of Malden, a small town by the Maas-Waal channel, south of Nijmegen. Malden was immediately liberated on September 17, 1944 by a patrol of the 82th U.S.Airborne Division, during the mass airborne landings of Operation Market Garden. The British 43th Wessex division relieved the Americans in this sector.
00.00 Loading of personal belongings matress parts. 00.09 Family waiting to be evacuated. 00.16 Matresses wrapped in blankets or paper are loaded. 00.25 A young woman on a stretcher is put into an ambulance; after which a young woman gets in. 00.39 A truck drives off, waved goodbye by the people that stay behind. 00.45 A second patient on a stretcher is loaded into an ambulance after which the mother gets in.
- Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid (beheerder)
- Publication date:
- 1 November 1944