Here Is How the Army Blinded German Troops (With Tanks?)

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nationalinterest.org—Robert Beckhusen History, Europe The Canal Defense Light was extremely bright at some 13 million candlepower — far surpassing the U.S. Army’s “ambush light” deployed in Vietnam. In March 1945, the rapidly advancing U.S. Army’s 9th Armored Division — to its surprise — found itself at Ludendorff Bridge over the Rhine at Remagan; one of the two surviving bridges into the heart of Germany. The bridge was a considerable prize and its capture would shorten the war. The Germans, desperate to stop...

German army problems 'dramatically bad', report says. The report highlights numerous issues with the Bundeswehr, including disrepair and a lack of staff.