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Tobruk

Sprecher: Humphrey Bower
Spieldauer: 23 Std. und 22 Min.
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In the early days of April 1941, the 14,000 Australian forces garrisoned in the Libyan town of Tobruk were told to expect reinforcements and supplies within eight weeks. Eight months later these heroic, gallant, determined "Rats of Tobruk" were rescued by the British Navy having held the fort against the might of Rommel's never-before-defeated Afrika Corps.

Like Gallipoli and Kokoda, the siege of Tobruk is an iconic battle in Australia's military history. Under ceaseless attack from Rommel's men, the Australian defense held strong. In Tobruk, Peter FitzSimons relates the personal histories and stories not only of the men who defended the garrison against the German onslaught but of the Desert Fox, Erwin Rommel, and the powers back in both Berlin and Britain.

©2006 Peter FitzSimons (P)2007 Bolinda Publishers Pty Ltd.

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"Gripping stuff." ( Sydney Morning Herald)
"A thorough, highly readable, distillation of the overlooked Battle of Tobruk." ( The Age)

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Great inside view and fair judgement

Yet another gem by FitzSimons, well researched and put together, fairly balanced and a wonderful expression of his deep love for his countrymen and their achievements. Humphrey Bower is a star in voice and tone - never a dull moment with this narrator. A great piece of legacy and values.

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Bestes Buch jemals geschrieben!!! Best book ever

Best book ever been written about the story of Tobruk and the Australian/ German fight for it!!!