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y separately published work icon Tobruk, 1941 : Capture - Siege - Relief single work   autobiography  
Issue Details: First known date: 1944... 1944 Tobruk, 1941 : Capture - Siege - Relief
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'In early 1941 Australian soldiers stormed Italy’s stronghold on the Libyan coast and took control of the port city of Tobruk. Heavily outnumbered, yet resourceful and defiant, the Australians then defended the garrison against sustained attack by German forces. For five months the ‘Rats of Tobruk’ held on, dealing a major blow to the Axis powers’ North African campaign. Tobruk 1941 is the pioneering ABC reporter Chester Wilmot’s on-the-ground account of the siege, a landmark work of war writing.' (Publication summary)

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* Contents derived from the Melbourne, Victoria,:Text Publishing , 2017 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
Introduction, Peter Cochrane , single work criticism

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Last amended 3 Jan 2017 09:34:54
Subjects:
  • Tobruk,
    c
    Libya,
    c
    North Africa, Africa,
  • 1941
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