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sapper"s war

Henry Ralph Carr

sapper"s war

the memoirs of Lt. Colonel Henry Ralph Carr.

by Henry Ralph Carr

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Published by Smith Settle in Otley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Carr, Henry Ralph.,
  • Soldiers -- England -- Biography.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Engineering and construction.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, British.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p136. - Includes index.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination143p. :
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15190046M
    ISBN 101858250277

    New book 'Beneath the Killing Fields' shows what life underground was like for sappers, the engineers who would battle to find German units and knock them out in World War One. A Sappers' War: How the legendary Aussie Tunnel Rats fought the Vietcong Kindle Edition by Jimmy Thomson (Author) › Visit Amazon's Jimmy Thomson Page. search results for this author. Jimmy Thomson (Author), Sandy MacGregor (Author) Format: Kindle Edition. out of 5 stars 13 s:

    This book deals with 11 outstanding victories of the Indian Army; Shalateng, Rajauri and Zoji La from the Kashmir War ; Chusul from the Chinese War; Hajipir, Assal Uttar and Phillora from the lndo-Pak War and Bayra, Sylhet, Basantar and Dacca from the lndo-Pak War The book narrates the background and conduct of these battles.   Buy A Sappers' War by Jimmy Thomson from Waterstones today! Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Book Edition: Main.

    Madras Engineer Group (MEG), informally known as the Madras Sappers, is an engineer group of the Corps of Engineers of the Indian Madras Sappers draw their origin from the erstwhile Madras Presidency army of the British regiment has its HQ in Madras Sappers are the oldest of the three groups of the Corps of Engineers.   Booktopia has A Sappers' War, How the Legendary Aussie Tunnel Rats Fought the Vietcong by Jimmy Thomson. Buy a discounted Paperback of A Sappers' War online from Australia's leading online : Paperback.


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Allen & Unwin is Australia's leading independent book publisher and has been voted "Publisher of the Year" thirteen times including the inaugural award in and eleven times since A Sappers' War - Jimmy Thomson and Sandy MacGregor - - Allen & Unwin - Australia.

A Sappers' War book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. They were the forward scouts, the mine clearers, the bridge builders and th /5.

"This book is in two parts. Part one is an amended and expanded version of The sappers war vol. 1first published by Sakoga in Part two covers the period "--Verso title page. "The complete illustrated work covering "--Verso title page. Description: pages: illustrations, maps ; 30 cm: Responsibility.

This Vietnam war book records the operations of Sappers in the 3 Field Troop Royal Australian Engineers 1RAR. They were the 1st to find the secret Viet Cong tunnels. The Author was a graduate of the Royal Military College, Duntroon, as a young captain Sandy MacGregor commanded 3 Field Troop in Vietnam, where he won the Military Cross.

Read "A Sappers' War How the legendary Aussie Tunnel Rats fought the Vietcong" by Jimmy Thomson available from Rakuten Kobo. 'We make and we break.' They were the forward scouts, the mine clearers, the bridge builders and the tunnel rats.

They w 4/5. out of 5 stars A Sappers War. Reviewed in Australia on 13 February Verified Purchase. A very informative read. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. See all reviews from Australia. Top international reviews phyl.

out of 5 stars Must have book. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 1 January /5(13). Comments: The history of the Royal Australian Engineers of the 9th Australian Division sappers war book World War II.

The book contains two volumes – Sappers war book one is an amended and expanded version of the Sappers War Vol. Ifirst published in Part two covers the. The Sappers Flag with the insignia of the nine flames.

Here is a story and symbolism behind the nine flames. In King George VI granted the South African Engineers Corps the privilege of wearing the badge of the Corps of Royal Engineers, a “grenade fired”, with seven flames but the South African insignia has two extra flames.

My grandad was a Sapper (im not sure what a sapper is). The birth cert was dated so i guess that was the end of the war,and its great he survived,as many didnt.I wish i knew more aboout the war,but maybe this site will teach me more. the Pay Book.

These were small browny-red books given to each soldier upon his being released from. A Sappers' War by Jimmy Thomson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(18). A Sappers' War: How the Legendary Aussie Tunnel Rats Fought the Vietcong Paperback – December 1, by Jimmy Thomson (Author) › Visit Amazon's Jimmy Thomson Page.

Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central /5(15). A Sapper’s War - 12 Fld Coy RCE History, Part 8 May (The Battle for the Liri Valley and Rome) A Note on Blog and Book This series of blogs, entitled "A Sapper's War" follows some units of the Royal Canadian Engineers in World War 2, primarily.

A Sappers War, published in and reprinted in pocket format intells the story of the entire Sapper involvement in Vietnam, from before the Tunnel Rats’ arrival until the very last convoy out of the country in Have a look around this website and the books this is a great slice of genuine Australian history featuring The Sappers' War with Ninth Australian Division Engineers, Ken Ward-Harvey Sakoga in conjunction with 9th Division RAE Association NSW, - Military engineering - pages.

The Bombay Engineer Group, or the Bombay Sappers as they are informally known, are a regiment of the Corps of Engineers of the Indian Army.

The Bombay Sappers draw their origin from the erstwhile Bombay Presidency army of the British group has its centre in Khadki, Pune in Maharashtra Bombay Sappers have gone on to win many honours and awards, both in battle and in. London: Hodder and Stoughton, n.d. First Edition.

Octavo. In publisher's cream cloth, with original dustjacket. Armorial bookplate of Hibbert family. A very good copy, with tide mark to rear board and lower area of gutters, some soiling to jacket.

Still a presentable copy. This is a rather elusive collection of edgy thrillers from the creator of the no-nonsense sleuth 'Bulldog. They were there at the beginning of the war. They were also among the last to leave. And on the way, they fought alongside their mates in infantry and tanks and bore the brunt of the Vietcong's revenge.

To the rest of the world, Vietnam was a conflict of ideologies. On the ground it was a battle of wits and the sappers were at the forefront.

"Sappers in the West" covers the contribution made by sappers and their units to the defence and development of Western Australia for over years. Hard cover book, pages, 21 pages of Index, 3 pages of Glossary, and lots of colour and black & white photos. To order your copy of this excellent book.

Sappers would prove to be an utterly essential part of their manpower. The longest-serving unit in the war, Team members landed long before any other Australian soldiers — including the Tunnel Rats of 3 Field Troop — and left after the rest of their comrades had gone home.

The Sappers' War With Ninth Australian Division Engineers book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(1). To the rest of the world, Vietnam was a conflict of ideologies. On the ground it was a battle of wits and the sappers were at the forefront.

This is their story. Buy A Sappers' War by Jimmy Thomson from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books. Book Details. ISBN: ISBN Two of the sappers returned to Western Australia on the Nile in They were John Cameron who returned once more to England in Apriland William Higgins Townsend who settled in the Colony.

The Nile arrived in Fremantle on 1st January with twenty-seven rank and file RSMs and three officers of the Royal Engineers (the Corps merged.A Sapper’s War - 12 Fld Coy RCE History, Part 7 April A Note on Blog and Book This series of blogs, entitled "A Sapper's War" follows some units of the Royal Canadian Engineers in World War 2, primarily the 12th Field Company, which was my father's unit.