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William F Buckingham - Tobruk: The Great Siege 1941-42 - 9780752452210 - V9780752452210
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Tobruk: The Great Siege 1941-42

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The siege of Tobruk was the longest in British military history. The coastal fortress and deep-water port was of crucial importance to the battle for North Africa, and the key that would unlock the way to Egypt and the Suez Canal. For almost a year the isolated garrison held out against all attempts to take it, and in the process Tobruk assumed a propaganda role that outweighed its great strategic value, becoming a potent symbol of resistance when the war was going badly for the British. Goebbels referred to the garrison as 'rats,' and they proudly adopted the insult as ... Read more

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
360
Condition
New
Number of Pages
360
Place of Publication
Stroud, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780752452210
SKU
V9780752452210
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