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Peter McIntyre, Street scene, Tobruk, 1941-42

Ref: AAAC 898 NCWA 64

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The siege of Tobruk by the German Afrika Korps was the longest siege in British Imperial military history . Beginning on 10 April 1941, the siege lasted for 240 days and was the first major defeat for the Germans in Africa.

Watercolour, 269 x 380mm
Siege of Tobruk, North African Campaign

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