German troops went on the attack, when the weather was fine, and it was at 5:45 am on May 10. After a long wait and many previous orders (of sixteen and was given orders canceled) all breathed a sigh of relief. Die is cast. All very tired from the endless conferences and verbal exercises. The movement of the troops, who stood to the east of the Rhine, was seen only by the Dutch, and it includes several divisions. The first task was to shell the afternoon of the third day to get to the bridge over the river Moerdiyk and come into contact with the troops who landed by parachute and glider behind the Dutch border. These troops, numbering barely two divisions, the first time in military history had a landing from the air. Their situation soon became critical, as can be judged from the appeals for help that were heard in the evening on 10 May and with every hour became more urgent. The compound had happened to them on May 12 at noon, at Moerdiyka. Such contact was only possible because a bridge over the Meuse into the hands of the body after having been destroyed, and it was necessary to capture the position of Dutch in Peel.