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USA C-273 Rhine River, Germany

US Army mechanized forces cross the Rhine River on the Alexander Patch Heavy Pontoon Bridge, 28 March 1945. The bridge, built by the 85th Engineers, replaces the ruined bridge at right, which was destroyed by the retreating German Army.
Title: USA C-273
Caption: US Army mechanized forces cross the Rhine River on the Alexander Patch Heavy Pontoon Bridge, 28 March 1945. The bridge, built by the 85th Engineers, replaces the ruined bridge at right, which was destroyed by the retreating German Army.
Accession #: USA C
Catalog #: USA C-273
Copyright Owner: National Archives
Original Date: 1945-03-28
Original Format: Black and white photograph
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