US troops crossing the Rhine River
- Event Date
- 1945 March 23
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
(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.
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