The opening ceremony of the Victory Railroad Bridge on Rhine river in Duisburg, Germany.
Duisburg Germany Date:1945, May 12 Duration:3 min 10 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The opening ceremony of the Victory Railroad Bridge on Rhine river in Duisburg, Germany. U.S. soldiers of the 332nd Engineer Regiment stand in columns beneath the bridge. A flight of U.S. B-26 bombers passes overhead as trains loaded with U.S. troops cross the newly constructed bridge. U.S. Army Generals include Major General Leonard T Gerow, Major General Cecil R Moore, Brigadier General Clarence R Burpee, Brigadier General Ewart G Plank and Brigadier General Carl R Gray are present at the ceremony. The Generals deliver their speeches to the troops from a raised platform. Soldiers of the 332nd Engineer Regiment receive medallions. The customs towers of the old Rheinhausen -Duisburg bridge can be seen still standing on the opposite bank.
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