A very thorough and readable history for the WW2 period: the work of the corps at home and overseas, and the impact of Partition. The maps, and detailed index, are exceptionally helpful. The Indian Engineers were a part of every division in the army. The Engineers corps started the war with two army troops companies, 11 field companies and one field park company. Expansion during the war took the totals of Engineers to five army troops companies, 67 field companies, six independent field squadrons, 20 field park companies and two independent field park squadron