Indian sappers listen to a briefing prior to building an Olafson foot bridge, Italy, 1944 (c)
Photograph, World War Two, Italy, 1944 (c).
Throughout the Italian campaign Indian engineers were engaged in maintaining, building and repairing roads, constructing bridge and ferry crossings over rivers, clearing mines and other obstacles, restoring electricity and water supplies, building troop accommodation, repairing and operating ports and railways, constructing and repairing airfields, mapping and ordnance disposal.
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