Heroes of the Sky

Discover the history of the air battles

During World War II, heavy air battles were fought in the skies above the Dutch Rivierenland region. In these days, rivers like the Waal and Rhine were important navigational aids for the planes that were on their way to bomb Germany. During World War II, heavy air battles were fought in the skies above the Dutch Rivierenland region. In these days, rivers like the Waal and Rhine were important navigational aids for the planes that were on their way to bomb Germany.