History of crossings of the Rhine

The River Rhine forms a natural frontier and so the phrase Rhine Crossing, Crossing of the Rhine, or forcing the Rhine may refer to one of several crossings of it.

The crossing of the Rhine at Tolhuis (now a suburb of Nijmegen) on 12 June 1672 – painting by Adam Frans van der Meulen.
A 'passage of the Rhine' on the south facade of the porte Saint-Denis.

HistoryEdit

World War IIEdit

 
March 1945 : The crossings of the Rhine in the South

The crossing from west to east by the western Allies in March 1945 during the Western Allied invasion of Germany.