Bailey bridge

Accession Number F01288
Collection type Film
Measurement 11 min
Object type Training and Technical films
Physical description 35mm - safety/b&w/sound
Maker Merlin Film
Place made Italy
Date made 1945
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


A military training film produced by Merlin Film for the Ministry of Information illustrating the principles and uses of the Bailey bridge designed by Mr Donald Colman Bailey. Demonstrations are by the Royal Engineers. Scenes include Field Marshal Sir Bernard Law Montgomery in staff car crossing a Bailey bridge over Sillaro River, Italy.

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