Fall of Tobruk

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Title

Fall of Tobruk

Description

First partial article: after Bir Hakem account of recent activity in desert campaign mentioning German tank tactics. 27-mile perimeter, mentioning that Tobruk was indefensible against really determined attack, Second article. British losses in armour, Rommel's tactical superiority, use of dive bombers. Includes sketch map of area. Sub- headline: Axis forces stretched.

Date

1942-06

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Format

Two newspaper cuttings mounted on a scrapbook page

Publisher

IBCC Digital Archive

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SValentineJRM1251404v10011

Transcription

[newspaper cutting]
Title
Fall of Tobruk
Description
First partial article: after Bir Hakem account of recent activity in desert campaign mentioning German tank tactics. 27-mile perimeter, mentioning that Tobruk was indefensible against really determined attack, Second article. British losses in armour, Rommel's tactical superiority, use of dive bombers. Includes sketch map of area. Sub- headline: Axis forces stretched.

Citation

“Fall of Tobruk,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 3, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/20871.

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