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Tobruk 1941
Language: en
Pages: 159
Authors: Pier Paolo Battistelli
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: History PressLtd

The siege of Tobruk lasted 240 days during which the ‘gallant garrison’ of Allied soldiers, including the famous ‘Desert Rats’ held out against constant attacks from Rommel’s Afrika Korps. The battle became one of the longest sieges in British military history and a potent symbol of British resistance. To understand
Battle Story: Tobruk 1941
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Pier Paolo Battistelli
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-30 - Publisher: The History Press

The siege of Tobruk lasted 240 days during which the ‘gallant garrison’ of Allied soldiers, including the famous ‘Desert Rats’ held out against constant attacks from Rommel’s Afrika Korps. The battle became one of the longest sieges in British military history and a potent symbol of British resistance. To understand
Tobruk's Easter Battle 1941
Language: en
Pages: 173
Authors: John H. G. Mackenzie-Smith
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Boolarong Press

The initial Australian and British victory over Rommels Afrika Korps on Easter Monday 1941 at Tobruk was Germanys first defeat in World War II. Incongruously the vital actions of Queenslands 2-15 Battalion on that day have been generally ignored. For the first time, this investigation places that lost body of
Tobruk 1941
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Chester Wilmot
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-03 - Publisher: Text Publishing

We are thrilled to include Tobruk 1941, a gripping account of the Siege of Tobruk from celebrated war correspondent Chester Wilmot, as a Text Classic in 2017. This is a landmark Australian war story that celebrates resistance, courage, sacrifice, mateship and sheer grit. The Siege of Tobruk was an eight-month
Tobruk
Language: en
Pages: 608
Authors: Peter FitzSimons
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-01-01 - Publisher: HarperCollins Australia

The number 1 non-fiction bestseller.More than 100,000 copies sold! 'What we have, we hold'MOttO OF AUStRALIA'S 2/17tH BAttALIONIn the tradition of his bestselling Kokoda, Peter FitzSimons, Australia's most beloved popular historian, focuses on one of the seminal moments in Australian history: the Battle of tobruk in 1941, in which more