June 19, 2003


Half-tracks mounting aircraft guns, attached to the U.S. 1st Army,
stand guard at the approach to the bridge over the Rhine River at
Remagen, Germany. The soldier on the truck at right uses binoculars
to keep a sharp lookout for the approach of enemy planes. U.S.
Signal Corps photo dated March 9, 1945, two days
after the bridge was captured by the 9th Armored Division.