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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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A wreath was laid on behalf of the Remagen family, who are marking the anniversary in the US.
War movies, among them "The Bridge at Remagen," "The Bridge on the River Kwai," and "A Bridge Too Far" have in their plots strategic bridges, the conquest of which spelled life or death, victory or defeat.
Price includes Return Eurostar from London to Brussels Return rail journeys from Brussels to the Rhine Valley Five nights' half board accommodation in Remagen Journeys to the Ahr Valley, Cologne, Bonn and Rudesheim Trip on the Vulkan Express Services of a Tour Manager
Lotz spent time in the vast POW camp at Remagen and was provided with 're-education' in a Normandy chfiteau.
Needham, a native of Tennessee, broke into show business as a stunt double for Richard Boone on the series "Have Gun, Will Travel." He worked as a stuntman on "How the West Was Won," "The Bridge at Remagen," "McLintock!" and "Little Big Man."
The left-side slide is engraved with "World War II Commemorative" and "European Theater of Operations." The right-side slide engraving includes "North Atlantic, Tunisia, Sicily, Ploesti, Salerno, Anzio, Normandy, Bastogne, Remagen, Berlin." A nickel .45 ACP magazine is included, and the rampant Colt symbol with address is shown above the triggerguard.
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.rivercruiseline.co.uk 0844 409 6797 Code WM Operated by The River Cruise Line of Market Harborough.
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.rivercruiseline.co.uk 0844 544 6585 quoting code BH/CV/MN
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. To display this expertise across such a wide array of engineering tasks and to accomplish these tasks effectively was a tribute to their training and discipline.
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.