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Rank and Pay of a Sapper cover With the Rank and Pay of a Sapper- a history of the Nuneaton 216th (Army Troops) Company, Royal Engineers   11 Nov 1997
by Professor James Sandbrook

Detailed history of the 216 Royal Engineers Fortress Company (locally raised in Nuneaton), 1914-18. This highly readable, fully-illustrated and important book gives a uniquely detailed view of a unit as small as a Company, using memoirs, documents and diaries from a wide variety of its members, through many 1915-18 adventures in England and France, in estaminet and fire-trench alike. This unit helped stop the Kaiser's offensive outside Villers-Bretonneux in late March 1918, as well as building many of the bridges for Fourth Army's counter-attack in the Hundred Days. Peter Simkins of the Imperial War Museum says of Professor Sambrook's book that 'It should serve as a timely reminder of the massive, and well-organised, support that the fighting divisions were given by the rear echelons... The fact that it is extremely well-written is a bonus.' Game Review ...

Product Details: 285 pages 15.6cm wide x 23.39 tall   ISBN 978-0952148838
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Product details:
     Hardback: 285 pages
     Publisher:
Paddy Griffith Associates
     ISBN:
978-0952148838   
     Dimensions (cm):
15.4 wide x 23 tall


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