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By Peter C. Smith

  • Minute-by-minute account of the offensive
  • Covers either the British attackers and the German defenders
  • Explains how and why the attack failed so badly

    In the past due summer time of 1942, Rommel's Afrika Korps stood perilously with regards to breaking via to Cairo and the Nile, having already taken the fort of Tobruk. In a determined attempt to halt the Germans and purchase time for the Allies, British forces--including the Royal Marines, Royal army, the SAS, and the lengthy diversity desolate tract Group--attempted to hurricane Tobruk and wreck the Axis port there. The operation failed with bad losses. Peter C. Smith reveals many formerly unrevealed evidence and highlights the bravery and patience of these who participated.

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