US Infantry and Armor Attack Drusenheim Bridge Jan 6, 1945. Elements of the 79th Infantry Division and tanks from the 12th Armored Division assault a bridge in Drusenheim, France. This action takes place shortly after the launch of the German offensive known as Operation Nordwind, Hitler's last advance in the Alsace region, on January 1, 1945.
Shown here are troops from the 314th Infantry Regiment of the 79th Infantry Division supported by Shermans from the 43rd Tank Battalion and 714th Tank Battalion Combat Command B of the 12th Armored Division with support of their own 56th Armored Infantry Battalion.
Public domain footage from Combat Bulletin No. 40.
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