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Indian Army sappers constructing an Olafson foot bridge across an Italian river, 1944 (c)

Photograph, World War Two, Italy, 1944 (c).

Sappers (engineers) performed a variety of tasks during the Italian campaign including bridge-building, laying or clearing minefields, demolitions, building field defences and road and airfield construction.

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NAM. 1957-10-8-121


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