A Short History of the Corps of Royal Engineers
Published by the institution of Royal Engineers in 2006, 132 pages. Paperback (N5860)
This book provides a fascinating history of the Corps of Royal Engineers, and is illustrated throughout with several small colour and black and white photographs and drawings. There are sections on the English Civil War, the War of Spanish Succession, the beginnings of the Corps of Engineers, The Napoleonic Wars, The crimean War, years in development, War in South Africa and a Cap Badge, Modernisation, The Great War, a troubled peace, the Second World War, The End of National Service and more small wars, Northern Ireland, the South Atlantic, and much more!
The condition of the book is generally excellent. The covers are clean and bright, the spine is tight and intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound.