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
Anthony Hughes <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The Germans forgot one little bridge. Sixty-one days later they lost the war
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Did You Know?
The George Segal character is closely based on Lt. Karl Timmermann who led the first American units across the Bridge. Timmermann was born just a few miles from the bridge at Remagen, at Frankfurt, before emigrating to the USA. See more
Kreuger says to Von Brock that he heard the Russians were at the Elbe River. The Russians didn't get there until April, after the Remagen bridge was taken. Kreuger should have said the Russians were at the Oder River, which would have been correct for Jan.-Feb. 1945. See more
Major Paul Kreuger
[Calling on field radio to side of bridge under attack by Americans
Sgt. Becker Sgt. Becker, this is Major Kreuger calling.
Lt. Phil Hartman
[Answers German radio
He's dead, Major!