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The Royal Engineers Historical Society - Our aim is to Bridge the Past to the Present for the Future. We can help with battlefield studies and Sapper research.
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52 Armoured Engineer Squadron 12h
Today the battlefield study took on the formidable River RHINE. Back in 1945, the Allies of 30 Corps crossed this as part of Op PLUNDER... That is some scale of planning and engineering effort!
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REHS 14h
Replying to @RE_Hist_Society
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Replying to @RE_Hist_Society
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REHS 14h
Replying to @75EngrRegt
Thanks to for facilitating the river crossing!
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REHS 14h
Are you thinking of running a Battlefield Study? If yes contact the REHS to see how we can help. did. They’re in the Rhineland learning how the British Army crossed the most formidable of obstacles...the Rhine.
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REHS 16h
4 places on the side of your choice for the D-Day war game!
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REHS 18h
please take note of the below and ensure EMCON states are appropriate.
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Tom Jackson Sep 17
The first authors' workshop for the next volume of the History of the Corps of Royal Engineers is in a month's time. If you're interested in joining the writing team get in touch via dm or tweet!
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Mark Time Sep 17
Not so well known. 4th Para Sqn RE held the NW perimeter of Oosterbeek pocket. 157 went out, 64 crossed back over the Rhine. Found the 2ICs grave when with
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Standing Joint Force Commander Sep 17
It was and remains a great thing to say ‘I fought at Arnhem.’ I was brought up on their legend. Had the great privilege to meet John Frost who commanded 2 PARA in 1944 and for much of the war - the true father of the battalion. Also Digby Tatham-Warter of umbrella fame. Great men
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REHS Sep 16
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REHS Sep 13
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REHS Sep 12
Just over a month to go until the Normandy 75 Conference Really pleased to announce our keynote speaker will be Professor John Buckley. Anyone wishing to attend this event need to sign up at sign up form here:
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Corps Col RE Sep 8
Do visit if in Kent ; so much to see & learn about, a wonderful collection of , . Understand & learn from the past as we look to the future
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REHS Sep 6
Recommend viewing for any to learn about our role in Also to whet the appetite ahead of a visit to the Some great images and accounts here
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Commanding_Officer Sep 6
General Sir Hugh Beach, brilliant soldier [Sapper!] decorated after D-Day who went on to carry out a radical re-organisation of the nation’s reserve forces – obituary
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REHS Sep 4
The badge was derived from the arms of its first commander, Maj. Gen. Sir Percy Hobart
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Commanding_Officer Sep 4
Fantastic pre-cursor to ’s battlefield study of the 1945 Rhine Crossings - . ‘Buffalo’, ‘Stalwart’, ‘DUKW’, ‘Landing Craft Air Cushion’ - brilliant examples of adaptation & innovation. Thanks to , , , .
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REHS Aug 24
Great stuff
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Sapper Geologist Aug 24
Brilliant concept during times when money and time are tight. Granted you can’t beat walking the ground but this gets you a next best thing.
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