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'It is 1940, and 16-year-old Peter Fullerton and his best mate Tony Cantonelli lie about their age to enlist in the army. Tony also lies about his surname—Australia is at war with Italy, and suspicion has been added to the racism he already encounters. Heroes of Tobruk follows these characters from the outbreak of war, through military training to the Siege of Tobruk. Meticulously researched, it combines historical detail and factual information about World War II with a very powerful personal story.'

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    • Lindfield, Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Scholastic Australia , 2008 .
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      Extent: 209p.
      Description: illus., maps
      ISBN: 9781741690774 (pbk.)
    • Lindfield, Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Scholastic Australia , 2012 .
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      Extent: 235p.
      Description: illus., maps
      ISBN: 9781742833224
    • Lindfield, Chatswood - Gordon - Castlecrag area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Scholastic Australia , 2020 .
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      Extent: 208p.p.
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      • Published March 2020.
      ISBN: 9781742769622
      Series: y separately published work icon My Australian Story Scholastic Press (publisher), Gosford : Scholastic Press , 2005- Z1398313 2000 series - publisher children's fiction children's A series of children's books, many of them historical fiction, that each highlight an aspect of Australian experience. Written in diary form.

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[Review] Heroes of Tobruk Stewart Jackel , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Winter vol. 17 no. 2 2009; (p. 27)

— Review of Heroes of Tobruk David Mulligan , 2008 single work children's fiction
[Review] Heroes of Tobruk Jeff Herd , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Fiction Focus : New Titles for Teenagers , vol. 22 no. 2 2008; (p. 26)

— Review of Heroes of Tobruk David Mulligan , 2008 single work children's fiction
[Review] Heroes of Tobruk Ernie Tucker , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: English in Australia , vol. 43 no. 3 2008; (p. 94)

— Review of Heroes of Tobruk David Mulligan , 2008 single work children's fiction
[Review] Heroes of Tobruk Anastasia Gonis , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Books Buzz , April no. 3 2008; (p. 21-22)

— Review of Heroes of Tobruk David Mulligan , 2008 single work children's fiction
[Review] Heroes of Tobruk H. M. Saxby , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May 2008 vol. 52 no. 2 2008; (p. 11)

— Review of Heroes of Tobruk David Mulligan , 2008 single work children's fiction
Kids' Lit Rosemary Neill , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 22-23 March 2008; (p. 10)

— Review of The Great Outdoors Colin Thompson , 2008 single work children's fiction ; Heroes of Tobruk David Mulligan , 2008 single work children's fiction ; Pilgrim Jo Oliver , 2008 single work picture book ; In Ecstasy Kate McCaffrey , 2008 single work novel
Engaging with Facts Stephanie Owen Reeder , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 304 2008; (p. 57-58)

— Review of Heroes of Tobruk David Mulligan , 2008 single work children's fiction ; The Australia Book Eve Pownall , 1952 single work information book
[Review] Heroes of Tobruk H. M. Saxby , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May 2008 vol. 52 no. 2 2008; (p. 11)

— Review of Heroes of Tobruk David Mulligan , 2008 single work children's fiction
[Review] Heroes of Tobruk Stewart Jackel , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Viewpoint : On Books for Young Adults , Winter vol. 17 no. 2 2009; (p. 27)

— Review of Heroes of Tobruk David Mulligan , 2008 single work children's fiction
[Review] Heroes of Tobruk Anastasia Gonis , 2008 single work review
— Appears in: Books Buzz , April no. 3 2008; (p. 21-22)

— Review of Heroes of Tobruk David Mulligan , 2008 single work children's fiction
Lest We Forget : Heroes of Tobruk David Mulligan , 2008 single work column
— Appears in: Reading Time : The Journal of the Children's Book Council of Australia , May 2008 vol. 52 no. 2 2008; (p. 9-10)
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