Sapper Firsts

Discussion in 'Sappers' started by very_old_git, Jan 20, 2007.

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  1. Things wot we done first?

    Could be good for Corps pride/shame. Also will promote visits to museum.
    Ballooning (1865?)
    Fixed wing aircraft
    Parachute instruction
    External aircraft seating INTO combat
    Signals
    Steam traction
    Motor transport?
    Fortification construction
    Diving
    Go on, list seems endless.
     
  2. Building BBQ's...we must have built the 1st NAAFI though...
     
  3. Pre-fab Force protection......the forts Gundulph floated across the channel with William the Conqueror.
     
  4. Well we are in the bible:

    After Eve eat the forbidden all that was left was the Corp!

    As told to myself during JLRRE.

    Edited to add - so not alot of things came before us !
     
  5. Best we err quietly forget that one..... Don't want the blame for that mahuosive c*ck up do we.....
     
  6. WINNING THE FA CUP!
     
  7. Tanks
     
  8. First in :D
    (Last out)
     
  9. Roads in Russia - I believe there's a very nice piece of jewel encrusted shiny wear in the Corps Mess in Chatham 'given' in appreciation!
     
  10. Roads in Russia - I believe there's a very nice piece of jewel encrusted shiny wear in the Corps Mess in Chatham 'given' in appreciation!
     
  11. creating the "ENGINEER" drink, what a creation i may add.