On the 1st of September, 61 cadets and volunteer staff of Thames Valley Wing will travel to Arnhem in the Netherlands to participate in the 70th Anniversary Airborne March. The Airborne March is held to commemorate the Battle for Arnhem in 1944 – made famous by the movie ‘A bridge to far’.
The cadets will be hosted by the Dutch Armed Forces. On Friday the Thames Valley Air Cadets group will pay there respects at the Oosterbeek War Cemetery and lay wreaths on behalf of the Royal British Legion and the Air Training Corps. On Saturday the 3rd of September they will set out on the Airborne March with circa 30,000 other people.