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A city of west-central Germany south-southeast of Bonn. It is noted as the site of the first Allied crossing of the Rhine during World War II (1945).
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Living history spectator event reenacting the 1945 battle for the Ludendorff Bridge in Remagen, Germany. Includes vendors, military equipment, uniform displays.
forces crossed the Rhine at Remagen, Germany, using the damaged but still usable Ludendorff Bridge.
In March 1945, the battalion supported the capture of the Ludendorff Bridge at Remagen, Germany, providing the close fire support that proved instrumental in holding the bridgehead.
The military police of the 9th Armored and 9th Infantry Divisions secured and maintained traffic control at the critical Rhine River crossing in Remagen, Germany. Allied forces pushed through the collapsing Third Reich, until Germany surrendered in May 1945.
Armor also supported the seizure of the Ludendorff Bridge at Remagen, Germany, the first Rhine River bridge captured intact.
He fought in the Battle of the Bulge and the battle for the bridge at Remagen, Germany. He was discharged in 1946 at the age of 25 and immediately resumed his major league career, which lasted until he was 46 years old.