Brig. Gen. James Gavin
: So that's it. We're pulling them out. It was Nijmegen
Lt. Col. J.O.E. Vandeleur
: It was the single road getting to Nijmegen.
Lt. Gen. Horrocks
: No, it was after Nijmegen.
Lt. Gen. Frederick "Boy" Browning
: And the fog, in England.
Maj. Gen. Stanislaw Sosabowski
: Doesn't matter what it was. When one man says to another, "I know what let's do today, let's play the war game."... everybody dies.
Nijmegen was in ruins after the US air force bombed it, killing 800 civilians.
German bombing of Rotterdam in 1940 The number of casualties amongst the civilian population amounts to an estimated 850 to 950 people.