They Sought Out Rommel is a diary kept from Nov. 16thJp Dec. 31st 1941 by a Public Relations Officer whose job it was to conduct a party of newspaper correspondents into battle. One of his party writes:“‘ I saw are fine words for the newspaperman. This time we certainly saw saw Rommels tank force charging our positions at Sidi Omar and destroyed by a handful o f British gunners saw thousands o f vehicles charging into Libya like destroyers in smoke-screens saw the link with Tobruk decisively established saw the Poles beginning to redress their wrongs saw the Indian Brigade chase the enemy fifty miles in one day saw the shambles on Derna aerodrome, saw the entry into Benghazi. And that our little party of war correspondents was able to see what watching civilisation so hungrily desired to read was largely due to the zeal foresight courage and energy o four conducting officer Captain Sean Fielding of the Green Howards the writer o f this diary.” ISSUED FOR THE WAR OFFICE BY THE MINISTRY OF INFORMATION
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