Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War, Series 26, No 22

ENGINEERING TRIUMPH PR I' FABRIC A TED BRIDGE OVERCOMES WAR OBSTACLES Bridging methods first used by the British Army in Europe have also been extensively used in the Burm a campaign foi crossing small rivers and canals surmounting anti-tank ditches and forming ramps for scaling cliffs and other obstacles, lhc Scissors Bridge shown hereby a canal strong enough to take 38 tons is fitted to the top of a Churchill tank by supports, an arm worked by hydraulic pressure lifting the bridge clear of the supports and taking it clear across the gap to be bridged.
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