Engineers Building Pontoon Bridge

Engineers Building Pontoon Bridge Army


Stock #: 424724
Type: Postcard
Era: Divided Back
Publisher: American Colortype Co
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Series 6
The Engineers of the United States army saw a lot of active service during the European war, and they are the most efficient body of Engineers in the world. This is one of the most important branches of the service, and frequently the most dangerous. The Engineers are often as much as a day's march ahead of the main body of troops, clearing roads, preparing camp sites and building bridges. A pontoon bridge similar to that shown here can be constructed in a few hours, and serves the need of the hour as well as the most elaborate bridge built at great expense of time and money