Famous WWII Remagen Bridge Towers Up for Sale

Two towers on the eastern end of a World War II era bridge — immortalized by the 1969 US film “The Bridge at Remagen” — are up for sale, German authorities confirmed on Monday, May 7. Securing the Ludendorff Bridge (or the Bridge at Remagen), undamaged, was a crucial strategic victory for the Allies in 1945. It allowed thousands of troops and vehicles to cross the vast River Rhine, and thus turn their eyes towards Berlin.

The listing did not set a price for the bridge towers, rather stating that they will go to the highest bidder.

Interested buyers have until May 18 to make their offers.

Read more on Deutsche Welle.

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