In the last days of World War II, the Allied Army desperately searched for a bridgehead across the impenetrable Rhine 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.
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Thus ended the last great German stand in the West.
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Did You Know?
It is ironic that the Remagen Bridge, whose capture facilitated the Allied advance into Germany in World War II was originally built during World War I to help speed the advance of German troops into France. See more
Toward the end of the film Maj. Paul Krüger makes his way back to army high command to speak with Generaloberst von Brock when he is arrested by the SS. Outside the Wehrmacht (Army) HQ, Several SS officers are seen wearing the famous 1930's era black SS uniforms. This is a very common mistake in many WW2 films. The Black SS uniforms were discontinued at the start of the war in 1939 and replaced by the green/grey uniform.
Only Waffen SS tank crews wore black uniforms in combat. This was not, however, the all-black uniform worn by the pre-war SS, but rather a short, black waist-cut coat similar in style to that worn by tank crews in the Wehrmacht. See more
Major Paul Kreuger
Germany has lost four million sons.
I pity them. But I pity most my own son.