In the last days of World War II, the Allied Army desperatly searched for a bridgehead across the impenetrable Rhein River, in order to launch a major assault into the center of Germany. "Bridge at Remagen" tells the true story of the battle for this last bridgehead, from both the German and American perspective. Written by
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Thus ended the last great German stand in the West.
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Did You Know?
Because of the heavy river traffic of coal barges, tourist boats and other ships, the West German government did not allow United Artists to film on the actual rebuilt Remagen bridge. The original bridge collapsed a few days after the Americans had taken it, killing 28 GIs. See more
Most of the helmets worn by the German army troops have decals on their sides (national colors on one side, Army insignia on the other). However, the German army stopped using helmet decals in 1942 or 1943. By the time of the Remagen battle in March of 1945, few, if any, German helmets with these insignia would still be in use. See more
Major Paul Kreuger
[to General von Brock over the phone asking for reinforcements
Herr General, your regrets will not save the bridge. The two panzer battalions might.