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Rhine Barrier Smashed (1945)

National Archives and Records Administration - ARC 39163, LI 208-UN-1046 - Series: Motion Picture Films from "United News" Newsreels, compiled 1942 - 1945. Shows land and air operations against Germany in March, 1945. American airplanes conduct daytime and nighttime bombings. Royal Air Force gliders and troop carriers take off from England with airborne troops. American airborne troops embark from France and land in Germany. Shows elements of the 9th Army crossing the Rhine River. Prime minister Churchill and Field Marshall Montgomery cross the Rhine and are shown with Gen. Eisenhower. German prisoners cross the river.
Length: 10:45


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