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Sturm78 wrote:Hi all,
German or captured pontoons ??
Image from Ebay
Could they be part of the Equipment T, ex Czech army?
john_g_kearney wrote:What I take to be a permanent pontoon bridge is seen here, rather than the temporary pontoon bridges seen hitherto on this thread. It was erected in Norway by Pionier Battalion 222. I presume that the hump at each landward end was to accommodate the bridge rising on floodwaters. I also presume that the large steel pontoons were obtained from civilian sources rather than being drawn from military stocks. Any thoughts please?
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