Recapture of Tobruk

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Recapture of Tobruk

Description

Article. Headlines: recapture of Tobruk, Sollum and Bardia also occupied by eighth army, troop-carriers filled with Germans shot down in sea mentions six large aircraft shot down flying north from Tunisa, pace of pursuit 130 miles in two days. Sketch map showing landings area in Morocco and Algeria.

Date

1942-11-14

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Two newspaper cuttings mounted on a scrapbook page

Publisher

The Times
IBCC Digital Archive

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SValentineJRM1251404v10027

Transcription

THE TIMES SATURDAY NOVEMBER 14 1942

RECAPTURE OF TOBRUCK

SOLLUM AND BARDIA ALSO OCCUPIED BY EIGHTH ARMY

TROOP-CARRIERS FILLED WITH GERMANS SHOT DOWN IN SEA

Tobruk is again in the hands of the Eighth Army, and Sollum and Bardia have also fallen.

Six large Axis troop-carriers, filled with Germans, have been shot down into the Mediterranean while flying north from Tunisia.

PACE OF PURSUIT

130 MILES IN TWO DAYS

From Our Special Correspondent

21st Panzer division, 90th Light division, 164th Light division. Tenth Italian Corps. – Brescia division, Pavia division, Folgore division. Twentieth Italian Corps. –Ariete armoured division. Littorio armoured division, Trieste division, Twenty-first Italian Corps. – Trento division, Bologna division.

“Prisoners captured number 30,000, including nine generals. The amount of tanks, artillery, anti-tank guns, transport, aircraft &c., destroyed or captured.

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Citation

“Recapture of Tobruk,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed May 18, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/20887.

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