Tobruk: The Story of a Siege (Fortunes of War)

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All British armed services were involved in this desperate venture. Included were a Royal Marines battalion and a sizable Royal Navy squadron of cruisers, destroyers and MTBs, The RAF were to carry out heavy bombing and the SAS were to engage in clandestine operations, as were the Long Range Desert Group and other secret special forces. The raid duly mounted for september 1942. It was boldly conceived and vigorously conducted, but it failed with terrible losses.

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Peter FitzSimons is a journalist with The Sydney Morning Herald and Sun-Herald. He is also a regular TV commentator, a former radio presenter and national representative rugby union player. Peter is the author of over 25 books - including KOKODA, BATAVIA, MAWSON AND THE ICE MEN OF THE HEROIC AGE, NED KELLY and biographies of Nancy Wake, Kim Beazley Nick Farr-Jones Les Darcy, Steve Waugh, John Eales and Sir Douglas Mawson. Peter is Australia's biggest-selling non-fiction author of the last ten years. Peter was named a Member of the Order of Australia for service to literature.

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