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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