Remagen


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Remagen

(rā`mä'gən), town (1994 pop. 15,971), Rhineland-Palatinate, W Germany, on the Rhine River. It is a rail junction from which mineral water is shipped. U.S. troops used the Ludendorff bridge at Remagen when they first crossed (Mar., 1945) the Rhine in World War II.
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To the south, on Simpson's right flank, Hodges's US First Army had broken out of its Remagen bridgehead.
He worked as a stuntman on "How the West Was Won," "The Bridge at Remagen," "McLintock
The right-side slide engraving includes "North Atlantic, Tunisia, Sicily, Ploesti, Salerno, Anzio, Normandy, Bastogne, Remagen, Berlin.
Some will disagree with his argument that John Millikin deserved to be relieved at the Remagen bridgehead, but Taaffe's overall approach and tone is professional, sound, and reasonable given the level of analysis.
Price includes: Executive return coach travel from your chosen departure point Return ferry crossing from Dover to Calais Three nights' full board aboard the mps Lady Anne Welcome drink, Captain's get together and Party Night Entertainment every night of your cruise Three nights' dinner, bed and breakfast at the Hotel Pinger, Remagen Visits to Andernach, Rudesheim, Boppard and Remagen www.
Price includes Executive return coach travel from your chosen departure point Return ferry crossing from Dover to Calais Three nights' full board aboard the mps Lady Anne Three nights' dinner, bed and breakfast at the Hotel Pinger, Remagen Visits to Andernach, Rudesheim, Boppard and Remagen www.
During the entire campaign, the 291st Engineers also performed numerous mobility tasks, to include building Bailey bridges, timber trestle bridges, and the first and longest float bridge across the Rhine near Remagen.
The German air unit KG 76 (Kampfgeschwader 76) used the Ar 234B-2 bomber version to belatedly collapse the Ludendorff bridge at Remagen after the Allies crossed the Rhine.
World War II: The Last Heroes (Channel 4, 8pm) recalls soldiers' memories from some of the last crucialstages of the Second World War, including challenges in Remagen and Belsen.
But at the bridge at Remagen a lone very brave lieutenant urged his forces across that bridge saying we have to keep going, we have to keep going.
The price includes: Return DFDS sailing from North Shields to Amsterdam in an outside en suite cabin Return coach transfers from port to the Railway station Direct train from Amsterdam to Cologne and onward to Remagen Accommodation for five nights in the Hotel Pinger, Remagen sharing a twin/double bedded room with dinner, bed and breakfast (single room supplement applies) Rail journeys throughout Visit to the Ayr Valley, Rudesheim & Cologne Trip on the Vulkan Express Tour manager For a complimentary colour Great Little Trains of the Rhine Valley brochure telephone The Journal Reader Travel Department on 0191 2016000 or log on to www.
Note: Under control of the Inter-Allied Waterway Commission these patrol boats, with their combined Army and USMC crews, regulated river traffic and arrested smugglers on the seventy mile stretch of river from Remagen down to the outskirts of Mainz.