Gerry Chester WW2 veteran | Battlefield-Historian
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Sappers of the Royal Canadian Engineers (R.C.E.) laying the floor of Blackfriars Bridge across the Rhine River. March 1945.
Canadian Sappers of the 29th, 30th and 31st Field Companies, Royal Canadian Engineers (R.C.E.), on the bank of the Rhine River. March 1945.
On this day in #1914 the British Army were fighting at Mons in Belgium; the first British engagement of the Great War. The bridge at Nimy, pictured here, was where the first two VC’s were awarded to Maurice Dease and Sid Godley of 4th Royal Fusiliers.