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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A dot on the map. A motion picture adventure as big as history.
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Did You Know?
According to the book "Bill Collins Presents The Golden Years of Hollywood" by Bill Collins
, "Apart from three or four large interiors, the film was shot entirely on location . . . The film's producer, David L. Wolper
, obtained permission to use the Davle Bridge, 24 km south of Prague on the Ultava River. Much of the filming, however was carried out in the Czechoslovakian town of Most, 100 km northwest of Prague." 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
[to General von Brock over the phone asking for reinforcements
Herr General, your regrets will not save the bridge. The two panzer battalions might.