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Arnhem veterans share memories on 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden

Joe Mawdsley has been to the Netherlands this week to mark the 75th anniversary. Credit: ITV News

This week marks the 75th anniversary of Operation Market Garden during World War Two. It was a daring plan to drop almost 35,000 airborne troops into enemy occupied Holland but it actually proved disastrous for the Allies.

In the first of two special features, we meet 94-year-old Arnhem veteran Joe Mawdsley from Aughton near Ormskirk.