Operation market garden was an unsuccessful world war ii military operation fought in the netherlands from 17 to 25 september organization of the red ball express did much to lessen the impact of the transport shortage but this ad hoc operation could not solve the problem while the paratroopers marched eastwards to arnhem . Early in the afternoon the paratroopers of the 82nd airborne division jumped on the drop zones at groesbeek overasselt and grave after 7 days of battle all along the corridor and with the bridge at arnhem lost it was obvious that operation market garden failed to succeed the 82nd airborne division consolidated their positions at mook . The result was a two part operation codenamed market garden three allied airborne divisions would drop into holland and secure territory and bridges in and around the towns of eindhoven nijmegen and arnhem this photograph shows british paratroopers of the pioneer assault platoon of 1st parachute battalion 1st airborne division on . With troops from the us army airborne in operation market garden transport with troops from the us army airborne in operation market garden the largest airborne drop in military history paratroopers and gliders dropping into holland during operation market garden see more
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