History of War

PROJECTS, BATTLES AND OPERATIONS

“I COULD NEVER HAVE MAINTAINED THE SPEED AND TEMPO OF FORWARD MOVEMENT WITHOUT LARGE SUPPLIES OF BAILEY BRIDGING”
– Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery

1 GREAT SIEGE OF GIBRALTAR

24 JUNE 1779-7 FEBRUARY 1783 GIBRALTAR, IBERIAN PENINSULA

 Engineers of the Soldier Artificer Company dig a tunnel in the North Face of 'the Rock' in order

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