Son, North Brabant

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Son Airborne Forces monument by Jan van Gemert

Son is a village in the Dutch province of North Brabant, in the municipality of Son en Breugel. The nearest major city is Eindhoven.

During World War II, it was the site of a bridge, the capture of which was crucial to the success of Operation Market Garden in September 1944. The bridge itself was featured in the 1977 war film A Bridge Too Far.

Coordinates: 51°31′N 5°30′E / 51.517°N 5.500°E / 51.517; 5.500