Events for Sunday 17th March 2013

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Remagen Bridge collapses

17th March 1945

The Ludendorff Bridge in Remagen, Germany collapses, ten days after its capture. The Bridge at Remagen was famously seized by the American forces in a daring coup-de-main operation which, due to German blunder and oversight, remained intact.

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Remagen Bridge
(Paperback - 160 pages)
by Andrew Rawson

In Spring 1945 one final hurdle faced the American and British Armies under Ike's supreme command – the Rhine. This mighty river was literally the last ditch for the defence of Hitler's Germany. Crossing it would be a major military undertaking. The race was on to find intact crossings. Famously… Read more...

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Scale Model Exhibition Day

Starts: Sun 17th March
Ends: Sun 17th March
Price: £9 Per person, free for under 16's
Tel: 01767627927

Old Warden Aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade, Beds SG18 9EP

Scale Model in Nr Biggleswade, Beds

An exciting day Scale Model exhibition day - see the range of stunning scale models.
There will be numerous exhibitors showcasing an extensive range of models with something for all tastes.
(Entrance via the Brick Aeroplane Gate through Old Warden Park)

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