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SC 202464 Crossing the Rhine, 1945

89th Division soldiers crouch low in their crowded assault boat, to escape enemy fire as they cross the Rhine River at Oberwesel, Germany, 26 March 1945. Note 89th Division insignia on men's shoulders, and variety of weapons (including M-1 rifles, Thompson submachine gun, and a Browning Automatic Rifle).
Title: SC 202464
Caption: 89th Division soldiers crouch low in their crowded assault boat, to escape enemy fire as they cross the Rhine River at Oberwesel, Germany, 26 March 1945. Note 89th Division insignia on men's shoulders, and variety of weapons (including M-1 rifles, Thompson submachine gun, and a Browning Automatic Rifle).
Accession #: SC
Catalog #: SC 202464
Copyright Owner: National Archives
Original Creator: T/5 A.H. Herz
Original Date: 1945-03-26
Original Format: Black and white photograph
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