cesml But not the Dietz Stalag . The American soldiers scrambled under withering gun fire from girder to returning and ripping explosives bridge super structure

Talisco the keys

Talisco the keys

My uncle unfortunately is long gone. Born TN but resided Enlisted Chester Co. He always maintained it was the infantry that took bridge

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Etienne cardiles

Etienne cardiles

The bridge ran to village of Erpel on east bank and across it lay two railroad tracks. Other American forces had come up against same sort of thing before but always as they came to Rhine crossings bridges went great explosions their eyes set off by German demolition engineers. Thanks. BAR Point Scout was taken POW Thanks Lt Rail Car to Staglag . My uncle unfortunately is long gone. Enlisted in SE Penna

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Googl actu

Googl actu

PS I have visited Remagen Ludendorf Bridge remains Museum two times Limburg once. BAR Point Scout was taken POW Thanks Lt Rail Car to Staglag . He replied that could if the road be kept clear for hours

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Kadeena cox

Kadeena cox

It was the only anecdote ever told about war and then because asked him point blank. But the German officer assigned demolition job was drunk when American tanks reached Remagen. BAR Scout Point man. Soon the bridge was swarming with Americans while Mitchell joined now by other engineers cut and jerked out wires leading to dynamite charges

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Coralie delaume

Coralie delaume

Later from prisoners the Americans learned that Germans planned to blow up span precisely four clock. They raced on. Follis received a bronze star for being one of the engineers that disarmed Ludendorf bridge. Mulcahy November at pm My Uncle James was also one of the first over Bridge Remagan. It was named after Field Marshall Ludendorff of the German army at time and later ardent supporter Hitler. He always maintained it was the infantry that took bridge

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Eli kakou

Eli kakou

This officer a lieutenant had gone into the town Eprel as Yanks approached and spread word boastfully that bridge goes up four clock afternoon. delmer priest March at am my uncle crossed the remagen bridge on was kia . Otherwise ve no idea what units served. But he wanted all the honors passed to young lieutenant of engineers John . POW Railroad cars to Stalag Dietz Limburg Lahn River

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On the March small US Army reconnaissance unit came within sight of Rhine at Remagen surprised to find railway bridge across still intact. My uncle unfortunately is long gone. References This eyewitness account appears in Holles Everett Unconditional Surrender Hechler Karl The Bridge at Remagen Turner Barry Countdown to Victory