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Rhine Crossings in 1945

Discussion in 'Western Europe 1943 - 1945' started by Hecke, Feb 3, 2017.

  1. Hecke

    Hecke Active Member

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    Hey guys.
    I collect stuff about Rhine crossing since some years now and uploaded everything on my page.Id be happy if anyone else got original photos and documents for sale.if so,please let me know..
    here is the link about the stuff i got so far

    http://vintage-militaria.com/acrosstherhine/
     
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    KJ Jr Well-Known Member Patron  

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    Quite a collection.
     
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    LRusso216 Graybeard Patron  

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    Amazing stuff. I don't have anything to contribute, but it was fun looking around.
     
  4. OhneGewehr

    OhneGewehr New Member

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    There is a photo of a destructed bridge in Mannheim. I can assure you, they rebuild it - i crossed that bridge with my bike a few times. The new bridge was finished in 1955. You can imagine, what this war had destructed in Europe.

    Sorry, nothing to contribute as well.
     
  5. Hecke

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    Thanks guys.my collection still grows...received a photoalbum from an us soldier with nice shots of remagen,crematory and more.new rhine crossing photos will come soon
     
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    IMG_5734.jpg Taken by my Grandfather, vicinity of Bonn I believe. 10 April 1945.
     
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    Very nice Photo...for Sale maybe???
    Ive updated a Lot of stuff the Last month,so Check the Link in the First post
     
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    Sorry, they're family photos
     
  9. Hecke

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    No Problem..
    Wenn opened a Facebook group Just for the rhine crossings and the Remagen bridge.feel free to Join

    Log into Facebook | Facebook
     
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    a lot more content is uploaded and more rhine stuff will come this month
     
  11. Jaap Vermeer MDE

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    Hecke , I have the War Diary about March 24th 1945,contains all B-24 crashes on Operation Varsity. Interesting site yoy have,thank you for sharing,

    Jaap
     
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    Very cool.is it for Sale maybe?
     
  13. Jaap Vermeer MDE

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    No, its an private publishing, but I can try to made a copy,but that takes time because its 367 pages
     
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    But when you are looking for Missing Air Crew Reports or Newspapers Iam a member of Fold3 and newspapers.com

    Jaap
     
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