RHINE BARRIER SMASHED
Shows land and air operations against Germany in March, 1945. American airplanes conduct daytime and nighttime bombings. Royal Air Force gliders and troop carriers take off from England with airborne troops. Shows elements of the 9th Army crossing the Rhine River. Prime minister Churchill and Field Marshall Montgomery cross the Rhine and are shown with Gen. Eisenhower.
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