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Not too far...

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Not too far...

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Me thinks it is in the Netherlands, either Megen or Arnhem (but the latter would be a bridge too far, wouldn't it?).

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Me thinks it is in the Netherlands, either Megen or Arnhem (but the latter would be a bridge too far, wouldn't it?).


Nope... (and you're thinking about Nijmegen, but that's not this bridge)
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Nobody? Come on... it's really close!
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I don't know the name of the bridge, but it's a bridge over the Lower Rhine and you are making a reference to the 1977 WWII movie "A Bridge Too Far."

I think the bridge is in Nijmegen?

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I don't know the name of the bridge, but it's a bridge over the Lower Rhine and you are making a reference to the 1977 WWII movie "A Bridge Too Far."

I think the bridge is in Nijmegen?


That's got to be it. (for those who play the online FPS 'Enemy Territory', there is a map called 'Market Garden' that resembles closely the bridge).

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After beating around the bush (and reading closely the previous posts) I am modifying my answer and retracting the Nijmegen Bridge.

I am now betting it's the John Frost Bridge in Arnhem, and that Hans was looking for the proper name.

How many bridges were in that campaign? Eindhoven, Son, Grave, Nijmegan, and the Arnhem bridge.

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A ha! It's the N344 bridge. Between Deventer and Steenenkamer.

Damn Hans, that was a good one! I had to enlist the help of a friend who has top notch WWII information.

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A ha! It's the N344 bridge. Between Deventer and Steenenkamer.

Damn Hans, that was a good one! I had to enlist the help of a friend who has top notch WWII information.


It's indeed the IJssel bridge at Deventer. Not one of the original Market Garden goals but it was used in the movie "A Bridge Too Far" to stand in for the bridge at Arnhem because the local geography (old city on one end, empty fields on the other) matched the 1944 situation at Arnhem.
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That's got to be it. (for those who play the online FPS 'Enemy Territory', there is a map called 'Market Garden' that resembles closely the bridge).


I remember nasty fights at that bridge (whas it in Call of Duty?) :ph34r:

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Bonus points to who tell what this is and who lives there, but telling the location will suffice.

The people of the forest that live here need your help.

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I have an idea, but that´s still too general...another hint would be nice!

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I have an idea, but that´s still too general...another hint would be nice!


Sorry for the delay in posting. It's a vacation weekend in the US. I can't post another picture at this time but will make up for it with a rhyme.

On this island there are 3
Of what you ask? Why a principality.

There is a crisis here you see
caused by man and the economy

One solution is for us to be free
of all the products from the palm tree.
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Ok, so I'm probably not going to quit my day job and become a poet, but it's the best I can do the morning after a late evening bonfire at the beach.

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I have an idea, but that´s still too general...another hint would be nice!


Sorry for the delay in posting. It's a vacation weekend in the US. I can't post another picture at this time but will make up for it with a rhyme.

On this island there are 3
Of what you ask? Why a principality.

There is a crisis here you see
caused by man and the economy

One solution is for us to be free
of all the products from the palm tree.
------

Ok, so I'm probably not going to quit my day job and become a poet, but it's the best I can do the morning after a late evening bonfire at the beach.



I have the country down, but can not ID the 'type' of the place it is, and since I am not familiar with this country, I am at a loss.
One more hint?

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I probably have the type of place down as well as the island. but just can't find it...
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