Operations Varsity and Plunder: The WW2 Crossing of the Rhine

Operations Varsity

The twin operations of Operation Plunder and Operation Varsity saw the Allies cross the Rhine River and establish a large bridgehead in the area around Wesel. This video has Major General Matthew Ridgway, commander of XVIII Airborne Corps, explain Varsity along with elements of Plunder. Don’t forget to like the video, share it, and subscribe to the channel. Thank you to the OTD’s Team Members: Kevin, derf85, Christopher James, George W Newman, S Harris, Audio Intelligence, Sheila Hall, Jeff Hubbell, sheldrake6

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