The Second Great War No. 41

GALLANT TOBRU K GARRISON HON OUR SITS DEAD This worthy and imposing memorial was erected within the Tobruk perimeter to honour the dead heroes who fell in its defence and in the brilliant sorties which were such a plague to the investing Axis forces. Built by Royal Australian Engineers, it was dedicated by M ajor-General M.D. Morshead, himself an Australian. Here,after the unveiling, a British and an Australian soldier stand at the salute. The inscription reads :‘This is hallowed ground, for here lie those who died for their country.’ Photo, British Official: Crown Copyright 163S
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