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US troops crossing the Rhine River

Film | Accession Number: 2002.541.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3638 | Film ID: 2533

(LIB 4557) 5th Infantry Division Rhine River Crossing. Neirstein, Germany, March 23, 1945. CU, sign "Bismarckstrasse." MS, long lines of trucks on both sides of narrow street. MS, sign, "Nierstein" with railroad station and town in BG. MS, tank comes out of railway underpass. LCVP loaded with soldiers leaving river bank. Tank loads onto pontoon raft and is ferried across river. LS, 4th Div tanks line up along river bank waiting to be ferried across. MS, German prisoners come off LCVP. Tank boards pontoon raft. LCVP hits beach, soldier get off and move up river bank.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:06:43
Event Date
1945 March 23
Locale
Germany
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:26
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