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Title: Tobruk: The Great Siege Reassessed.
Description: Brockhampton Press, (London, 1999), reprint.. 352 pp, lg 8vo, hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1860199860 B&w photos, maps. "..has three principal sections: the siege, in which the Australian 9th Division held out so manfully against Rommel's Afrika Korps; the breakout, where the British 70 th Division broke clear of the fortress to create a corridor towards an intended rendezvous with the Eighth Army; and an important appraisal of the main opponent the Allies faced - the Desert Fox, Erwin Rommel. The understated role of the Br i t i s h d ivision, the awesome battles they faced in opening and maintaining the corridor and the support to the action provided by the Royal Navy and RAF is clearly demonstrated and fully described.." Dust jacket has very minor edge wrinkling. Th is i s a n ew, unread book. Near Fine/Near Fine.

Keywords: Tobruk, World War Ii, Sieges, Rommel, Western Desert, Australian 9th Division, British 70th, Afrika Korps, New Zealand 2nd Division, Eighth Army, Royal Navy, Raf, Allies, British Army, Military.

Price: US$ 15.00 Seller: Capricorn Books
- Book number: 23857

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