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Tobruk

Author: Peter FitzSimons
Publisher: Pymble, NSW ; New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2006.
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The Australian Imperial Force was sent to defend and hold Tobruk in the Second World War in 1941 against the German Afrika Korps. Drawing on extensive source material such as letters and diaries.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter FitzSimons
ISBN: 0732276454 9780732276454 9780732286316 073228631X
OCLC Number: 71210819
Description: xxiii, 580 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. In the beginning --
2. His struggle --
3. A world at war --
4. Rommel rises --
5. Enter the Australians --
6. Take Tobruk --
7. Enter, the german general --
8. Attack!!! --
9. First strike --
10. All set --
11. The easter battle --
12. To fight another day --
13. The battle builds --
14. The battle of the salient --
15. The Diggers dig in --
16. Manoeuvers political --
17. End game.
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Peter FitzSimons focuses on one of the seminal moments in Australian history: the Battle of Tobruk in 1941, in which more than 15,000 Australian troops fought in excruciating desert heat through  Read more...

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