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MARCH 7th 1945 US Forces Cross Rhine At Remagen

First U.S. Army men and equipment pour across the Remagen Bridge; two knocked out jeeps in foreground

On March 7th, US troops reached the Rhine, and found one of the bridges across the Rhine, at Remagen, still standing. As American troops attempted to cross the bridge, the Germans set off a charge, but it failed to destroy the bridge, and soon the Americans were across the Rhine.