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He is taking a saw and a hammer below with him

He is taking a saw and a hammer below with him

Royal Engineer diver, France, during World War I. A diver is standing on a ladder beside a jetty. He is wearing a heavy round diving helmet attached to a large rubber air pipe. In his left hand, he appears to be holding a crowbar. With his right hand, he is taking a saw from a soldier with the letters RE [Royal Engineers] on his shoulder. The Royal Engineers were responsible for the constructi…