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The Office of History publishes short articles on activities and episodes from the Corps' past. On the left-side navigation bar, you will find archived vignettes organized by category. Please check back for new material.

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Mount St. Helens Eruption Recovery: The debris retaining structure on the North Fork Toutle River, ca. 1982.
164th Engr Bn (C): The collapsed Remagen bridge: 1945
Under the shade of the sheltering palm. Lt. Tom Cullen, 311 Engrs [left]; Lt. Frank Astig, U.S. Marines [right]; Capt. John E. Hayden, 311 Engrs [center]. At the Hotel Petrograd, Nice, France, 1919.
Sign near the offices of USACE's Canaveral District, ca. 1967.
A soldier from the 8th Engineer Battalion, 1st Cavalry Division, prepares to enter a tunnel while an armed soldier keeps guard.
Typical working conditions at Black Horse [Camp Blackhorse, near Xuan Loc, Vietnam]. 27 March 1968.