Discover the history of the air battles

Geschreven op 03-06-2020
Redactie Heroes of the Sky

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.

Who lost their lives in Rivierenland and where were they buried? Through remarkable stories and photos, the Heroes of the Sky app tells you more about it. The Heroes of the Sky app was created in collaboration with local and regional historical societies.

Read the stories of the planes that crashed in Rivierenland in 1940, 1942, 1943, 1944 and 1945 during the war or view the crash locations.