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  • initialism UK, military Armoured Vehicle, Royal Engineers

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Examples

  • The last 2 DDs were taken out by artilllery bombardments & the last AVRE pinned by them.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • One AVRE strayed into 88 range & got blasted, but the other bridged the wall & took out the Pak Bunker.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • His crew watched three sappers from a neighbouring AVRE Churchill clambering out onto its hull.

    Overlord D-Day And The Battle for Normandy

  • When the first of their LCTs lowered its ramp off Le Hamel, the leading Petard AVRE tank tipped forward into the water and jammed itself half in, half out.

    Overlord D-Day And The Battle for Normandy

  • So whilst I was in the CV whilst a couple of AVRE crews were laying a heavy mine field I decided to go off and make a deposit.

    Army Rumour Service

  • I have taken soldiers back to Normandy since on battlefield study trips and always include the Juno AVRE.

    Army Rumour Service

  • One of the tasks given to my Fitter Section was to carry out restoration work to a RE Churchill AVRE at Juno prior to the original drivers first return visit to Normandy.

    Army Rumour Service

  • I know we were holding 105 HESH and 165 AVRE in 1980 ...

    Army Rumour Service

  • DIVI SEP.IM. SBVERI P.I NEP.TI M. AVRE LIO ANT ONINO P. FEL.

    Libri quatuor de antiqvitatibvs Lvsitaniae

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