Another day in Tobruk

12th September 1941: No change for the besieged forces - photographed this day

“A Bren gunner in action against enemy bombers attacking Tobruk. In the distance a derelict Italian lorry, loaded with ammunition, has been hit, 12 September 1941.” A widely used image of Tobruk but the soldier appears to be holding a rifle.

In Tobruk little had changed in the constant battle of attrition. At this stage the Australian forces were being w…

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