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Royal Engineers repairing a bridge on the Western Front, 1918

Photograph, World War One, Western Front (1914-1918), 1918.

During the 'Hundred days' (8 August to 11 November 1918), the Allies launched a series of offensives along the line which drove the Germans back. The units of the Royal Engineers played a vital role in assisting the armies advance. Their work included road and rail repairs and bridging rivers and canals.

From an album of 76 official photographs.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1999-11-70-39

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, Out of Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1999-11-70-39

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