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Bombs, Bridges and Tunnels

For 300 years the Corps of Royal Engineers have been one of the most innovative parts of the British Army. In the First World War we look at the geophone - a device they used to detect enemy tunnellers. In World War II, Royal Engineers operated converted tanks that created bridges and cleared minefields. We examine the mobile robot that defused bombs on foreign battlefields and British streets.

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