Bridge and Assault Crossing Equipment

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Re: Bridge and Assault Crossing Equipment

Post by Temujin » Mon Oct 21, 2019 11:43 am

Additional Bailey Bridge photo’s
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Re: Bridge and Assault Crossing Equipment

Post by Lorraine Campbell » Tue Nov 05, 2019 11:40 pm

Just fantastic stuff.. thanks again for all your research

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Re: Bridge and Assault Crossing Equipment

Post by Temujin » Wed Nov 06, 2019 7:46 pm

Your welcome Lorraine.

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Re: Bridge and Assault Crossing Equipment

Post by Temujin » Fri Feb 21, 2020 5:35 pm

Floating Bridge over the Orne River in Caen
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Source: LAC, 17 July 1944, Lt MM Dean

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Re: Bridge and Assault Crossing Equipment

Post by Temujin » Fri Feb 21, 2020 5:37 pm

Bailey Raft over Orne River, Caen......this raft was built just down from the Floating Bridge in the post above
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Source: LAC, 17 July 1944, Lt MM Dean

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Re: Bridge and Assault Crossing Equipment

Post by Temujin » Fri Feb 21, 2020 5:39 pm

the Reynolds Bridge crossing the Orne River, Caen
Constructed by the 23rd Field Company, RCE and 10th Field Park Company, RCE
Triple/Double Bailey Bridge

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Bridge Location
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Source: Les points a Caen http://sgmcaen.free.fr/les-ponts.htm




Source: LAC, 17 July 1944, Lt MM Dean

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Re: Bridge and Assault Crossing Equipment

Post by Temujin » Fri Feb 21, 2020 6:10 pm

Construction of “Andy’s Alley” thru Caen
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Re: Bridge and Assault Crossing Equipment

Post by Temujin » Thu Jul 30, 2020 1:57 pm

Winters Bridge - Double/Single Class 40 Bailey Bridge, constructed by the 11th Canadian Field Company, RCE of the 2nd Canadian Infantry Division
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Re: Bridge and Assault Crossing Equipment

Post by Temujin » Fri Jul 31, 2020 12:26 am

29, 30 & 31 Field Coy. R.C.E.
Place: Rees
Cdn. Engineers build Blackfriars Bridge
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