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Remagen 1945 (CO-ED): Endgame against the Third Reich (Campaign)

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Published by Osprey Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Military,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • History / Military / World War II,
  • Military - World War II

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsPeter Dennis (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9533297M
ISBN 101846032490
ISBN 109781846032493

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The book started off a bit slow, trying to give all of the background information of all of the armies and persons involved leading up to the battle for the bridge at Remagen. Being two generations removed from WWII (my grandfather got drafted the day Japan surrendered), this information was a bit overwhelming for me but perhaps for a WWII /5(68). In the aftermath of the Battle of the Bulge in February , the Allies embarked upon the final assault of Germany. The long-delayed US thrust over the Roer River eventually took place in February, leaving the Rhine as the last major geographical barrier to the Allied advance into Germany. This book describes how the US Army, in the face of furious last-ditch German . The Bridge at Remagen is the On March 7, , a small group of American infantrymen, engineers, and tank crews secured the Ludendorff Bridge that crossed the Rhine. The successful mission saved thousands of American lives and spearheaded the invasion of Nazi Germany.4/5. Remagen Campaign Series, Book captured the Ludendorff Bridge at Remagen – securing the last surviving major crossing over the Rhine and setting the stage for the defeat of the German Army in the West. History Military Nonfiction. Publication Details.

Remagen by Steven J. Zaloga in DOC, EPUB, FB2 download e-book. Welcome to our site, dear reader! All content included on our site, such as text, images, digital downloads and other, is the property of it's content suppliers and protected by US and international copyright laws%(). The Ludendorff Bridge at Remagen, having served its purpose of carrying thousands of Allied troops with their tanks and supplies across the Rhine, collapsed into the river on Ma Read "Remagen Endgame against the Third Reich" by Steven J. Zaloga available from Rakuten Kobo. In the aftermath of the Battle of the Bulge in February , the Allies embarked upon the final assault of Germany. The Brand: Bloomsbury Publishing. 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. In response, German forces were ordered to destroy the bridges over the river.

Remagen is a town in Germany in the state of Rhineland-Palatinate, in the district of is about a one-hour drive from Cologne, just south of Bonn, the former West German capital. It is situated on the left (western) bank of the river is a ferry across the Rhine from Remagen every 10–15 minutes in the summer. Remagen has many notable and well Country: Germany. First U.S. Army men and equipment pour across the Remagen Bridge; two knocked out jeeps in the foreground. 11 March At on 7 March , scouts of the US 9 th Armored Division arrived on a hill overlooking Remagen. They were part of the Allied advance on Germany.   Buy Remagen Endgame against the Third Reich (Campaign) by Zaloga, Steven J., Dennis, Mr Peter (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(15). REMAGEN, Germany (S&S) — One of the first Americans to rush over and several of the last Germans to retreat across the famed Remagen bridge in .