UK Military Bridging

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  1. meridian

    meridian LE Good Egg (charities)

    Takes some reading but...

    UK Military Bridging – Introduction
    An introduction to the series

    UK Military Bridging – Definitions and General Terms

    A look at terminology and general requirements

    UK Military Bridging – Early Days

    From Edward I to Afghanistan with a diversion to ancient Greece and Rome

    UK Military Bridging – World War I

    Including the immediate post war period

    UK Military Bridging – World War II (Far East)

    Split into three campaigns, North West Europe, Italy and the Far East

    UK Military Bridging - World War II (North West Europe)

    Split into three campaigns, North West Europe, Italy and the Far East

    UK Military Bridging - World War II (Italy)

    Split into three campaigns, North West Europe, Italy and the Far East

    UK Military Bridging – Post War

    Immediately after WWII and the recent flooding in the UK

    UK Military Bridging – Iraq and Afghanistan

    Both recent theatres

    UK Military Bridging – Load Classification

    The specifics of how bridge load classification works

    UK Military Bridging – Equipment – Floating Equipment

    Equipment from the earliest pontoons to the modern M3 Rig

    UK Military Bridging – Equipment – (Assault Bridging)

    Ushered in by the emergence of the tank, assault bridging covers the equipment used from Cambrai to Iraq

    UK Military Bridging – Equipment – (Construction Bridging)

    Building bridges from scratch and improvised bridging

    UK Military Bridging – Equipment – (Pre WWII Equipment Bridging)

    The Inglis, Hopkins, Callender Hamilton, Large Box Girder and Small Box Girder bridges

    UK Military Bridging – Equipment – (The Bailey Bridge)

    The legendary technological marvel of the modern world and its modern descendants!

    UK Military Bridging – Equipment – (The Medium Girder Bridge)

    The Medium Girder Bridge or MGB

    UK Military Bridging – Equipment – (Air Portable Bridges)

    The Class 16 and Air Portable Ferry Bridge

    UK Military Bridging – Equipment – (BR90 and REBS)

    BR90, today’s bridging system and the Rapidly Emplaced Bridge System

    UK Military Bridging – Equipment – (Trackway)

    Bridging support equipment

    UK Military Bridging – Look Back and Look Forward

    A summary of the series
     
  2. Thank you very much.
     
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  3. meridian

    meridian LE Good Egg (charities)

    is this a joke I have missed??
     
  4. ???
     
  5. meridian

    meridian LE Good Egg (charities)

    bloody hell, a few posts have gone missing


    nurse
     
  6. Sorry, my fault; a flippant post that was unbecoming of your efforts.
     
  7. It's bad co punishing you for the joy you bring in the GASH free thread!
     
  8. Saves me having to dig out the Bridging manual