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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The Germans forged one little bridge. Sixty-one days later they lost the war
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Did You Know?
The "Remagen" of the film's title refers to a town in Germany in the Rhineland-Palatinate, which is in the district of Ahrweiler. Both the town and the bridge are actually located on the Rhine River. See more
Several American infantrymen are correctly armed with M1 Carbines. However, the weapons are equipped with long 30-round magazines, which did not reach troops in the field until the very end of World War II. None were available in time for the Remagen Bridge battle. Some carbines are also equipped with bayonet mounts, which were not added until the carbines were refurbished after the war. See more
Major Paul Kreuger
Germany has lost four million sons.
I pity them. But I pity most my own son.