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On location with BHTV: Tom Dormer and Tim Saunders during filming in Poitiers for the new Pen and Sword/BHTV DVD, Operation Bulbasket. The heroic but tragic tale of B Sqn of 1 SAS's operations behind enemy lines in the Vienne region of France in June and July 1944.
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Dates in History
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.
(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…
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