EOD Bomb

The Royal Engineers Bomb Disposal Officers Club

EOD Bomb








Books on Bomb Disposal:

Danger UXB: The Heroic Story of WWII Bomb Disposal Teams by James Owen

UXB Malta: Royal Engineers Bomb Disposal 1940-44 by S A M Hudson

Bomb Disposal and the British Casualties of WW2 by Chris Ranstead

Disarming Hitler's V Weapons: Bomb Disposal - The V1 & V2 Rockets by Chris Ranstead


There are limited quantities of the following book available from the Sapper Shop (linked):

The Lonely War by Lt Col E E Wakeling ERD


The following books are now out of print, but most are available from your local public library

Unexploded Bomb - The Story of Bomb Disposal by Major A B Hartley MBE GM

Designed to Kill by Major A S Hogben QGM

A Short History of Royal Engineer Bomb Disposal - Including that of 33 Engineer Regiment (EOD), the Reserve Army and Territorial Army Units by Lt Col E E Wakeling ERD

The Danger of UXB’s by Lt Col E E Wakeling ERD

A Photographic story of Wartime Bomb Disposal by Lt Col E E Wakeling ERD

Grimsby Special by Lt Col E E Wakeling ERD

Danger UXB by M J Jappy

Wartime Doggerel by Major G R Ovens TD

Living with Danger - The Memoirs of a Bomb Disposal Officer by Capt H W Beckingham

Bombs and Boobytraps by Capt H J Hunt MBE


The following books may also be of interest

The History of Landmines by Mike Croll

The Royal Engineers Corps History published by The Institution of Royal Engineers

The Royal Engineers by Derek Boyd

Come if ye Dare: The Civil Defence George Crosses by Terry Hissey