Germans Blow Up Autobahn Bridge, Kaiserslautern, Germany

Identifier:
041168
Collection Number:
A&M 3904
Title:
Germans Blow Up Autobahn Bridge, Kaiserslautern, Germany
Date:
ca. 1945
Description:
Information on back of photo reads: "This bridge, part of the German autobahn highway near Kaiserslautern, was blown up by fleeing Nazi troops during the advance of American forces inside the Saar bulge. Kaiserslautern, road junction town in the area, was entered by the Third U.S. Army troops March 20, 1945. The autobahn is the many-laned concrete highway designed to link up most of Germany in a network. The system had not been entirely completed by the Nazis at the outbreak of the war."
Subjects:
World War II.
Acquisition Source:
Webb, Barry H.
Acquisition Method:
Acquired
Medium:
print
Projects:
West Virginia History OnView