Remagen germany map. The battle of remagen during the allied invasion of germany resulted in the unexpected capture of the ludendorff bridge over the rhine and shortened world war ii in europe. We went to our first christmas market in 2010 and went to hamburg what a wonderful experience. Rhine in english rhein in german. Remagen is a town in germany in the land rhineland palatinate in the district of ahrweiler.
Rhin in french and rijn in dutch. The rhine one river in four languages. This page describes our bicycle ride down the rhine river. Blitzkrieg commander ww2 1936 45 cold war commander modern 1946 and future war commander future tabletop wargame rules.
The events leading up to the capture of the ludendorff bridge at remagen in march 1945 and the fierce fighting and unconventional german. Germany is bordered by the baltic and north sea denmark to the north poland and the czech republic to the east austria and switzerland to the south and france luxembourg belgium and the netherlands to the west. Germany is located in central europe. Ww2dbase on 24 mar churchill crossed the rhine river in an lcm landing craft mechanized setting foot on the eastern bank of the river symbolizing the crossing of the top british political leader over the traditional border of germany that no foreign army had crossed in 140 years.
Commemorate operation overlord on this 11 night cruisetour as you journey from london to the maritime city of portsmouth before boarding your ship in paris. It is about a one hour drive from cologne just south of bonn the former west german capital.