Bridge of Remagen south of Cologne (Koln) on the Rhine river
North Rhine-Westphalia West Germany cathedral museum museums bridge
airport Cologne/Bonn 19 km, Bonn 29 km, Dusseldorf 38 km, Remagen 58 km, airport Frankfurt 179 km

Picture 1 Cologne, the largest city on the Rhine river
Picture 2 Cologne old city hall
Picture 3 Cologne cathedral
Picture 4 Cologne Früh Kölsch (Cologne beer brand)
Picture 5 Cologne Früh Kölsch (Cologne beer brand)
Picture 6 Gasthaus Stahl is a real gem of a place, in that wonderful, scenic location
Picture 7 The old brick arch wine cellar of the winery Stahl
Picture 8 Museums in Cologne
Picture 9 Bonn Beethoven house
Picture 10 Bonn Beethoven house
Picture 11 Bonn Beethoven house
Picture 12 Bridge of Remagen

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Bridge of Remagen
The railway bridge over the Rhine was built during the first World War, for the purpose of bringing more troops and war materials to the western front. On March the 7th, 1945, the Americans managed to capture this bridge, before the German troops were able to blow it up. This conquest went down in history as the "Wonder of Remagen", and helped the Allies accelerate the German capitulation. On the 17th of March in the same year, the bridge collapsed from overload. On this occasion, 28 Americans died. The bridge was never rebuilt.
Today, the remnants of the bridge-structure on the left side of the Rhine accommodate the peace-museum "Brücke von Remagen. Next to documentation of these historical events, one can find a historical presentation of the Nobel Peace Prize, to which is added yearly.


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