In the last days of World War II, the Allied Army desperately searched for a bridgehead across the impenetrable Rhine River, in order to launch a major assault into the center of Germany. "Bridge at Remagen" tells the true story of the battle for this last bridgehead, from both the German and American perspective.
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The Germans forgot one little bridge. Sixty-one days later they lost the war
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The tanks used by the Americans in the film were M24 Chaffee light tanks appropriate for the era. See more
Not only do the junior SS officers in the film wear the incorrect pre-war black uniforms, but most also display the Honor Chevron of the Old Guard on their right sleeve. This was not an insignia of rank, as often assumed, but signified that the wearer had been a party member and/or SS member prior to Hitler taking power in 1933. A young junior SS officer in 1945 could not have been a party member long enough to have merited this distinction. See more
Major Paul Kreuger
[to General von Brock over the phone asking for reinforcements
Herr General, your regrets will not save the bridge. The two panzer battalions might.