Koblenz, Germany, April 11, 1951: Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower listens to soldiers participating in Operation Jupiter, the French-run three-day war games. During the operation 150,000 soldiers and 30,000 vehicles poured across the Rhine river in naval craft and on bridges to throw back an “enemy” who had reached the last natural barrier for the defense of Western Europe..
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