First Bailey Bridge over the Rhine, 1945
Here we see British engineers building the first Bailey pontoon bridge across the Rhine after the Allied airborne crossing of the river. The men from the Royal Engineers had trained on Yorkshire rivers (Donald Bailey, the inventor of the bridge, came from Yorkshire).
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Rickard, J (21 January 2016), First Bailey Bridge over the Rhine, 1945 , http://www.historyofwar.org/Pictures/pictures_first_bailey_bridge_rhine.html