Operation Market Garden: Ambush of the Irish Guards | September 1944

Ambush of the Irish Guards

On the 17 September 1944, Operation Market Garden begun; the largest Airborne assault in History. Spearheading the ground advance of the operation was the 2nd and 3rd Battalions of the Irish Guards. In today’s video I detail the initial advance of the two Battalions, with particular focus on the ambush of the Sherman tanks of the 2 Irish Guards just before Valkenswaard.

 

Credit to : Liveth For Evermore: Military History