Bridge at Remagen, The
The Bridge at Remagen is a 1969 WWII film that focuses on a unit in the U.S. Army's exhausted 27th Armored Infantry that is ordered to seize the bridge near the city of Remagen, on the Rhine River, in order to prevent the retreat of 75,000 German troops. Lieutenant Hartman (George Segal) leads the mission, while a German major (Robert Vaughn) defies orders to destroy the bridge and instead attempts to hold the bridge to allow the German troops to escape.
- Directors: John Guillermin
The following weapons were used in the film The Bridge at Remagen:
US troops are armed with the M1 Garand.
The M1 Carbine is seen in the hands of several US officers including Lt. Hartman. A few of the rifles are seen with the anachronistic 30 round magazine.
German soldiers carry the Karabiner 98k throughout the film.
Browning M1919A4 Machine Gun
The Browning M1919A4 .30 cal MG is seen in its vehicle mounted role, most notably on Lieutenant Hartman's jeep as well as the jeep carrying Captain Colt and one of the US Army Half Tracks.
Browning M2 Aircraft
The Browning M2 Aircraft seen mounted on US M24 Chaffee tanks.
Browning M2 Heavy Barrel
The Browning M2 HB is seen mounted on US M24 Chaffee tanks and half-tracks.
Browning Automatic Rifle
US forces are seen using an early model of the Browning Automatic Rifle.
ZB26 Light Machine Gun
German soldiers firing ZB26 Light Machine Gun from a defensive position.
MG42 Machine Gun
German forces are also seen with the MG42 MG.
MG34 Machine Gun
German forces are also seen with the MG34 MG.
M1928A1 Thompson SMG
Luger P08 Pistol
LP-42 Flare Pistol
German soldier removing a LP-42 Flare Pistol.
German forces are seen using the Panzerfaust Anti-Tank shell.
US forces are seen using the M2 Mortar.
2 Inch M3 Smoke Mortar
The M24 Chaffee tank is equpped with 2 Inch M3 smoke mortar, mounted at the left of the main gun. This weapon is identical with the British Bomb Thrower, 2 inch, Mk I smoke mortar.