Heavily outnumbered by German forces, John Frost’s men have failed in their attempt to hold the road bridge in Arnhem. (See Part 1)
The rest of the British Airborne Division is forced to retreat to Oosterbeek to form a bridgehead for the troops approaching from the south. The heavy fighting is accompanied by immense suffering for all those concerned not least the civilians desperately hiding in their cellars.
Slowly it becomes clear that the long-awaited 30th Corps will not be coming to relieve them…