Feldmarschall Blücher et soldats du Leib-Infanterie-Régiment prussien wait for the car ferry to return them to Kaub following their reenactment of the Rhine river crossing. The Rheinpfalz castle can be seen in the background, it rests on the sandbank from which the second section of the pontoon bridge was thrown across the Rhine. Le Leib-Infanterie-Régiment prussien crossed the pontoon bridge on 2 Janvier 1814. At 2:30 a.m. the previous day, l’infanterie de l’avant-garde prussienne had begun crossing the Rhine in river barges to establish a bridgehead on the left bank. By 4:00 p.m. that day, 18 bataillons were already across. Infanterie de la 1re Brigade prussienne crossed at 7:30 p.m. that night, followed par l’infanterie de la 2e Brigade prussienne. The pontoon bridge was completed at 9:00 a.m. on 2 Janvier, et the ferry service could be temporarily interrupted.
- Leib-Régiment d’Infanterie Prussien (Nr. 8)
- Leib-Garde-Régiment Hessois
Rhine-Crossing at Kaub
Prussiens et Hessois in front of the Blüchermuseum, Metzergasse in Kaub
March to the Exerzierplatz drill ground
Blücherstraße in Kaub is very steep, et there are several historic Taverns along it.
Vineyards along the road to Weisel.
Sous-officier du Leib-Régiment drilling ses hommes
Zur Mittagspause weggetreten - lunch break
Freiwillige Jäger chasseurs volontaires escarmouchant devant le Leib-Régiment
Unusual, but typical drill prussien for the final phase of a bayonet charge
March past the Blücherdenkmal
The ramp leading to the car ferry at Kaub
On board the car ferry, looking south, Rheinpfalz castle in the background
In the middle of the river, looking north
Approach march to the Gedenkstein monument on the left bank of the Rhine
Prussiens et Hessois au garde à vous in front of the Gedenkstein
Feldmarschall Blücher et his hommes waiting for the car ferry
Furling the colours du Leib-Régiment d’Infanterie
Military Miniatures Photo-CD
Military Miniatures Magazine was there to cover the Rhine crossing on 10 Mars 2001. We took over 400 photos, of which the best 143 shots were selected for our Photo-CD of the event. These high-resolution photos in .jpg-format may be edited on any PC ou Mac, et they may be printed on high-quality photo paper at your local photo shop.
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