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River crossing and bridging equipment

Post by research » Sun Jan 23, 2005 12:02 pm

Hi

I m looking for either a good reference book or web site with photos of German bridging equipment being either transported or used.

thanks

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Post by xavier » Tue Jan 25, 2005 8:37 am

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Post by xavier » Thu Feb 10, 2005 10:19 am

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Re: River crossing and bridging equipment

Post by tigre » Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:14 pm

Hello to all :D; a complement (about river crossing)....................

Overcoming a stream - Fall Gelb (Belgium) 1940.

Source: https://www.ebay.com/itm/C239-Foto-Wehr ... 7675.l2557

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German infantry of the 19. ID crossing an anti-tank weapon 3.7 cm Pak in a pneumatic boat through the Albert Canal - May 1940 .................
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Re: River crossing and bridging equipment

Post by jonass » Mon Aug 06, 2018 1:23 pm

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Re: River crossing and bridging equipment

Post by Prosper Vandenbroucke » Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:36 am

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Crossing the Moselle river in France
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Sometimes they didn't need pontoonbridges. Here german panzers are crossing the river Ourthe at Hotton in Belgium (May 1940)
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Re: River crossing and bridging equipment

Post by tigre » Sat Nov 10, 2018 9:46 am

Hello to all :D; they did not need a bridge either..................................

Eastern front!

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A column of tanks crossing a river for a ford during its advance; in the foreground a Pz Kw III Ausf. J (for what I could appreciate)....................
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Re: River crossing and bridging equipment

Post by tigre » Wed May 29, 2019 7:33 pm

Hello to all :D; they did not need a bridge either..................................

Overcoming a stream.

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A SdKfz 221 Leichter Panzerspähwagen crossing a river by means of a raft made with inflatable boats during the western campaign ..............................

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A motorcycle with sidecar fording a stream despite the speed of flow......................................

Source: Tag und Nacht am Feind. Aufklärungs-Abteilungen im Westen
Schnelle Truppen Teil II: Schützen, Kradschützen, Panzerspähmänner, Radfahrer, Reiter. Waffenhefte des Heeres

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