SYRIA. 1941-06. TEMPORARY BRIDGE CONSTRUCTED BY THE 2/5TH FIELD COMPANY OVER THGE LITANI RIVER ...

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Accession Number 128912
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white
Physical description Black & white
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
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Description

SYRIA. 1941-06. TEMPORARY BRIDGE CONSTRUCTED BY THE 2/5TH FIELD COMPANY OVER THGE LITANI RIVER BETWEEN NABATIVE ET TAHTA AND MERDJAYOUN USING A LARGE ROCK AS A CENTRAL PIER. THE OLD BRIDGE (LEFT) WAS DESTROYED BY THE VICHY FRENCH FORCES DURING THE ADVANCE OF 2/31ST INFANTRY BATTALION.