In een reeks audioverhalen komt het Arnhem van 1944 tot leven en word je ondergedompeld in de Slag om Arnhem. Doe je dopjes in je oren en wandel mee door Arnhem. Tijdens deze korte route loop je van Arnhem Centraal naar het Airborne Informatiecentrum bij de John Frostbrug. De route is 1,5 km en onderweg zijn er 8 luisterplekken.
Deze route komt uit de gratis app Airborne stories Arnhem.
In de volledige app vind je 3 wandelingen in totaal:
Op 25 luisterplekken in de stad krijg je te horen wat er zich daar –precies op die plek– afspeelde. Je kunt verschillende scenario’s kiezen. Wil je weten hoe het was voor de inwoners van de stad? Wil je horen hoe het was voor een kind? Of ga je voor het militaire verhaal? Je kunt kiezen voor één scenario, of beluister alle audioverhalen door elkaar!
Let op: Je hoeft de routes niet in volgorde te lopen en je kunt naar hartenlust wisselen en combineren. Alle 75 audioverhalen op de 25 luisterplekken zijn onafhankelijk te beluisteren.
You do have to watch out for the traffic a little bit, but even so, it is safe enough to walk around here now. However, that was not the case in the winter of 1944. At that time, signs had been erected...Read more
In the summer of 1944, Arnhem was a city under occupation. Even after the Germans entered the city in 1940, its population of approximately 90,000 residents had still experienced very little of the...Read more
The first few days following the British airborne landings were tense ones for the inhabitants of Arnhem’s city centre. At first it seemed as if the Germans were making a run for it. But that impression...Read more
On this spot, there used to be an office for the Van Gend en Loos parcel service. Inside that office, five civilian inhabitants of Arnhem were lined up against this wall and shot dead by German soldiers....Read more
Before the Second World War, Arnhem was home to a large Jewish community. Following the German invasion in 1940, the suffering for this section of the population began in Arnhem too. It started with...Read more
We are now standing in the very heart of Arnhem, next to the Eusebius church, also known as the Big Church. It looked very different before the Second World War. Its tower was much smaller and there...Read more
Turn right round and look all around you. Nearly all of the buildings you can see here were built after the war. Before the war, this part of Arnhem was the administrative centre of the provincial capital....Read more
While liberation was being celebrated elsewhere in the country, the city of Arnhem was more concerned with commemoration. The Battle of Arnhem had been lost, and the city was left in ruins. The British...Read more
Airborne at the Bridge tells the story of the fierce fighting at the Rhine Bridge in September 1944, offering an experience of the battle from three different perspectives. Airborne at the Bridge is...Read more