United States Army bomb and advance in Germany across Roer River and Rhine River.
Germany Date:1945, March 15 Duration:3 min 22 sec Sound:Yes
United States 1st Army and 9th Army open their combined attack on Roer River fortresses in Germany. Wrecked buildings in view. The troops then advance to Cologue Plain. Bombardment precedes their fighting advances into Zulich, Linnich, Neuss, Baal and Erkelenze and later across Rhine River. Dead bodies of German soldiers. Pontoon Bridge approach to various cities. General Simpson and General Eisenhower on a tour of inspection in ruined Zulich. U.S. troops parade through the streets, including four soldiers wearing top hats. Smiling children. Nazi prisoners and refugees march on streets. People released from concentration camps smile and greet allied troops.
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