The Institution of Royal Engineers (InstRE)

Mediterranean Safari - March 1943 to October 1944

by A P de T Daniell OBE MC TD

ISBN 0-7212-0816-9


In his book, Major Daniell chronicles the adventures and activities of 59 Field Company RE during the final battles in Tunisia and the Italian campaign, including the battle of Cassino. The unit took part in all the major battles of the campaign, one of their best known exploits being the building of The Amazon Bridge under fire over the River Rapido - an operation later immortalized on canvas by Terence Cuneo to hang to this day in the RE HQ Officers' Mess, Chatham.

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