'Lance Corporal L. Miller. C.M.P 78 Division, of Gateshead, controlling the traffic over the last bridge before the Sangro river, November 1943'
Photograph, World War Two, Italy, 1943.
The Bailey bridge depicted was named 'Victoria Bridge' and was erected over the Osento River. On the left can be seen Sapper J. Royle of 256 Field Company, Royal Engineers, at work on bridge maintenance.
From a collection of British official war photographs relating to the 78th Division.
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