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REMAGEN BRIDGE (Secret Operations) by Ian Kemp

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Published by Ian Allan .
Written in English


  • Battles & campaigns,
  • European history: Second World War,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military - World War II,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • Germany,
  • History / Military / World War II

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7791131M
ISBN 100711030944
ISBN 109780711030947

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The capture of the Ludendorff Bridge at Remagen occurred on March , , during the closing stages of World War II (). In early , American forces pressed towards the west bank of the Rhine River during Operation Lumberjack. A memorial dedicated to his actions capturing the Ludendorff Bridge during World War II was dedicated on March 7, in Timmerman Park in West Point. A Hollywood film inspired by a book written about its capture, The Bridge at Remagen, was made in George Segal played the character Lieutenant Phil Hartman, loosely based on privolie.coms/wars: World War II, Korean War. Oct 23,  · 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/10(K). The main bridge was out of use for repairs at the time of its collapse. [citation needed] A large number of books and articles in newspapers and magazines on the battle for the bridge have been published. The best-known work on the battle is 's The Bridge at Remagen by the American author Ken privolie.comy: Germany.