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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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.
officials characterized the bridge as the military's biggest river-crossing since March 1945, when a 400-yard pontoon bridge was put in place across the Rhine at Remagen, Germany.