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The race for the Rhine bridges, 1940, 1944, 1945.

Alexander McKee

The race for the Rhine bridges, 1940, 1944, 1945.

by Alexander McKee

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Published by Souvenir Press in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Western Front.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 481-488.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD756 .M28 1971b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination488 p., 16 plates.
      Number of Pages488
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5274843M
      ISBN 100285502786
      LC Control Number71588099
      OCLC/WorldCa160761

        Discover the thrilling story of the first crossing of the Rhine - the daring capture of the Ludendorff Bridge at Remagen in March Video sources: American First Army - . Alexander McKee. THE RACE FOR THE RHINE BRIDGES. mass market paperback - PAN.

      The game is based on historical events of the year Players, in the roles of Allied commanders, take part in a true race to the Rhine. Whoever reaches the river first, wins the game and ends World War II before Christmas. Crossing the Rhine: Breaking into Nazi Germany, and —the Greatest Airborne Battles in History by Lloyd Clark, Atlantic Monthly Press, New York, , $ The Battle of Arnhem—Operation Market Garden, aka the “Bridge Too Far” fight—is one of the most written-about confrontations of World War II, along with Midway, Normandy.

        The rare pictures feature in a new book entitled A Royal Engineer at War: The rare pictures feature in a new book entitled A Royal Engineer at War: , written by .   Rhine Crossings ( March ) The Rhine River presented the greatest natural obstacle in the path of the advancing Western Allies after their crossing of the English Channel. Ranging in width from to 1, feet and at no point fordable, the river was at flood levels in early March the result of spring rains and melting snow.


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