Australians on the Western Front: Building bridges on a road to Allied victory

By Michael Grealy
August 24 2018 - 2:00am
GRAND DESIGNS: Australian engineers rebuild a crossing over the Somme swamps near Cléry on September 2, 1918, to keep communications open and transport moving after the capture of Péronne. Picture: AWM E03143

The Australian Corps’ success at Mont Saint-Quentin and Péronne would have been impossible without the skill of engineers and pioneers constructing and repairing crossings over the Somme River.

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