NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) REFORGER II (Return of Forces to Germany) Operations. APC (Armored Personnel Carrier) cross Main River in Germany. Wooded area in the background. Men aboard the Armored Personnel Carrier. The APC climb riverbank and move across field. Trees in the foreground.
NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) REFORGER II (Return of Forces to Germany) Operations.
Mobile assault bridge vehicles move into position to form bridge over Main River in Germany. Wooded area in the background. Vehicles cross bridge. Men loaded on the vehicles. The vehicles move towards enemy held hill. Men stand in the foreground.
NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) REFORGER II (Return of Forces to Germany) Exercise. Armored Personnel Carriers (APC) cross mobile assault bridge over Main River in Germany. Wooded area in the background. APC move towards "enemy held" hill. Men stand in the foreground. M-88 Tank retriever tows an Armored Personnel Carrier.
NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) Reforger II (Return of Forces to Germany) exercise. Soldiers are seen in a small boat moving slowly along Main River in Germany. M60A1 Patton tanks cross floating mobile assault bridge over the river. Earth on riverbank in foreground has been recently worked over by construction equipment. Wooded mountain in the background. Armored Personnel Carriers (APC) and M-578 Tank retrievers cross bridge. M-578 Tank retriever tows an Armored Personnel Carrier. Men stand in the foreground.
Traffic over Main River in Mulheim, Germany. Vehicles of U.S. 90th Division cross a temporary bridge over the main river. Various views of trucks passing over the bridge. Factories in the background. Soldiers seated in a jeep cross the bridge.
An aircraft of the American Overseas Airlines in Frankfurt, Germany. It is on a multi-leg journey carrying 45 former War Correspondents back to Europe for celebrations commemorating the 5th anniversary of the D-Day Invasion of World War II. Views of Frankfurt from a moving vehicle, high atop a ridge, looking down at the city, and winery grape fields. Many Frankfurt buildings visible and the Main River running beside the city. Views of some buildings still destroyed from World War II, five years prior. Several negro U.S. Army soldiers beside cars greet the party of former war correspondents. The correspondents meet with a U.S. Army General -- possibly J. Lawton Collins or Thomas Handy. A correspondent looks out from a window at a war-damaged building in the background. A street car with the sign "Nied Hochst" arrives at a stop and civilians get into it. Exterior and interior views of the main train station, the Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof. Some cakes and pastries in a bakery. Correspondents meeting with a local Frankfurt official and his wife. Remains of a largely destroyed church, likely either Saint Bartholomeus's Cathedral (Dom Sankt Bartholomäus) or Katharinenkirche (the Church of St. Katherine). Views of the wrecked exterior and interior of the church. A West German flag draped over an interior balcony. Sign outside the church door indicates "Entrance to the Exhibition" (Eingang zur Ausstellung). A Germany girl selling trinkets at a market cart. German boys and girls in a market square and fair area, possibly Romerberg. Correspondents approach a booth selling cigars and cigarettes. More partially destroyed buildings in Frankfurt. Correspondents boarding a plane at Rhein Main Airbase. View of the airport terminal. Sign on a building reads 'Rhein Main Base Operations. Elev 358'. The correspondents boarding the American Overseas Airlines aircraft, and seated inside the aircraft. Aerial view of the German countryside below. Passengers sleep and relax aboard the airborne aircraft.