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The destroyed Hohenzollern Bridge

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The destroyed Hohenzollern Bridge

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1946

The bridge crosses the River Rhine in Cologne; it was destroyed with explosives by German military engineers in March 1945 when Allied troups began an assault on Cologne. It was reconstructed after World War 2 and is now one of the most heavily used railway bridges in Germany.

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M 706A Kidd, R.A.: Inspection of German motor roads October 1946; album of photographs, 1946
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Institution of Civil Engineers

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