Fall of Tobruk

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Title

Fall of Tobruk

Description

Sub headlines: perimeter breached by air and tank attack, defenders determined resistance, Bardia reported in enemy hands. Article contains account of fall of Tobruk to German forces on 21 June 1942. States 25000 prisoners and German forces in Bardia and Bir El Gobi. Sections: Sheer weight of metal, defence lines crushed, Rommel's manoeuvre, victory of prestige.

Publisher

The Times
IBCC Digital Archive

Date

1942-06-22

Contributor

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Format

One newspaper cutting mounted on a scrapbook page

Language

Type

Identifier

SValentineJRM1251404v10010

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Transcription

[newspaper cutting]
Title
Fall of Tobruk
Description
Sub headlines: perimeter breached by air and tank attack, defenders determined resistance, Bardia reported in enemy hands. Article contains account of fall of Tobruk to German forces on 21 June 1942. States 25000 prisoners and German forces in Bardia and Bir El Gobi. Sections: Sheer weight of metal, defence lines crushed, Rommel's manoeuvre, victory of prestige.

Citation

“Fall of Tobruk,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed March 2, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/20870.

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