Rhine River Action
The 3rd Infantry Division's
Tour of Europe in World War II

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Treadway being built across the Rhine at Worms, Germany

Completed bridge at Worms, with troops crossing

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GI's leading nurse and German POW's across the Rhine at Worms, Germany


Jeeps with trailers using Pontoon Bridge, crosses the
 Rhine River-Worms, Germany.


Artillery crew crossing Rhine at Worth Germany

Destroyed Bridge on the Rhine River Canal

Watch on the Rhine
 American Mortar outfit setting up across from the city of Kehl, Germany

 Well constructed trenches, connecting pill boxes and gun emplacements,
near Rhine River at Neuf Brisach, France Feb.17, 1945

Path showing where two tanks crashed thru Siegfried Line.
Dragon's teeth are approximately 2.5 feet high
with mines between the teeth. February, 1944

 30th Infantry Regiment Raiders hunting snipers in France.

 Getting out of the way of incoming artillery Bischweir, France.

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