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Waal

 (väl)
The southern branch of the Lower Rhine River in southern Netherlands, rising near the German border and flowing about 80 km (50 mi) generally westward to join the Meuse River.
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Waal

(Dutch waːl)
n
(Placename) a river in the central Netherlands: the S branch of the Lower Rhine. Length: 84 km (52 miles)
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Waal

(vɑl)

n.
a river in the central Netherlands, flowing W to the Meuse River: the S branch of the lower Rhine. 52 mi. (84 km) long.
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19-20, 1944, and experience the suspense and drama of the heroism of the Allies and Dutch citizens as the Allies try to capture bridges over the Waal River during Operation Market Garden.
An agreement was reached by the two sides that a neutral corridor be established between the Arnhem-Utrecht railway in the north, and the Waal River in the south through which food convoys would be given safe passage.
The book's strength is its tactical 25-yards-of-war approach, seen, for example, in McManus's handling of the crossing of the Waal River by the 3rd Battalion, 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, one of the most audacious actions of Operation Market Garden.