Bridge at Remagen, Ger. after capture by U.S. troops, 1945

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Catherine Bliss Enslow Papers

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Marshall University Archives and Special Collections

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4-28-1905

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Acc 0010 , Bx 58, fld 29, itm #02:the Bridge at Remagen, Germany, after capture by U.S. , 1945, b&W The Ludendorff Bridge at Remagen—the last standing on the Rhine—was captured by soldiers of the U.S. 9th Armored Division on 7 March 1945, during Operation Lumberjack. Although German engineers had mined the bridge before the American approach, the fuses had been cut by two Polish engineers forcibly conscripted to the Wehrmacht, in Silesia.

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Subject Terms: War World War, 1939-1945 Bridge at Remagen Remagen, Germany World War II US Army Black and White Soliders Troops Armed Forces Railroad Tanks

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1973.06.0010.58.29.02

Bridge at Remagen, Ger. after capture by U.S. troops, 1945

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