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Rarely-seen photos show how 200,000 Allied troops crossing the Rhine

The powerful images tell the story of the momentous Operation Plunder offensive in Germany in March 1945
Allies were forced to quickly build floating bridges because the retreating Nazis blew up the permanent ones
The troops advanced in support of 16,000 paratroopers who had earlier dropped on German side of the river

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  • Published on: 15-01-2020 12:39:10