Monday 27 June 2011 by Carlie Walker. No comments.
1941, Tobruk, Tobruk diaries Second World War, Rats of Tobruk, Waterhen

Bryant’s Diary:  Friday 27th June 1941

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Monday 20 June 2011 by Carlie Walker. No comments.
1941, Tobruk, Tobruk diaries Second World War, Tobruk, Rats of Tobruk, mail

Cosgriff’s Diary:  Friday 20th June 1941

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Monday 13 June 2011 by Carlie Walker. No comments.
1941, Tobruk, Tobruk diaries War records, Second World War, Tobruk, Rats of Tobruk

Cosgriff’s Diary:  Friday 13th June 1941

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Monday 30 May 2011 by Carlie Walker. No comments.
1941, Tobruk, Tobruk diaries Exhibition, Tobruk, Rats of Tobruk, stretcher bearer, wounded

Bryant’s Diary:  Friday 30th May 1941

More digging today and it was through solid rock.  The weather is getting hotter.  We came home by another route – past Fort Palestrino – and it was the roughest ride I’ve ever had.  We were pulled out of the water in a hurry and were made to stand to in expectation of an attack which did not eventuate.

Cosgriff’s Diary:  Saturday 31st May 1941

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Monday 16 May 2011 by Carlie Walker. 2 comments.
1941, Tobruk, Tobruk diaries Victoria Cross, Second World War, Tobruk, Rats of Tobruk, Edmondson

Cosgriff’s Diary:  Friday 16th May 1941

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Monday 9 May 2011 by Carlie Walker. No comments.
1941, Tobruk, Tobruk diaries Commemoration, Second World War, Rats of Tobruk

Cosgriff’s Diary:  Friday 9th May 1941

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Monday 25 April 2011 by Carlie Walker. 6 comments.
1941, Tobruk, Tobruk diaries Second World War, Tobruk, Rats of Tobruk, Siege of Tobruk

Bryant's diary:  Friday 25th April 1941

We spent all day making dug-outs and erecting wire.  Our area was bombed by German aircraft but without result.  I was at company H.Q. at the time and the Sergeant-Major was pointing out to the Captain the new British bombers.  Next we heard a whistle, then a roar and the mob just dived for shelter.  A great judge he is.  More canteen goods arrived tonight with some mail.

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Monday 18 April 2011 by Carlie Walker. No comments.
1941, Tobruk, Tobruk diaries Second World War, Tobruk, Rats of Tobruk, Siege

Bryant's Diary:  Friday, 18th April 1941

Today was quiet and only a little artillery was active.  We got plenty of food which is pretty good.  There was an issue of Egyptian cigarettes – a gift from King Farouk, but the boys didn’t go much on their flavour; they were too strong.

Cosgriff's Diary:  Saturday 19th April 1941

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Monday 11 April 2011 by Carlie Walker. No comments.
1941, Tobruk, Tobruk diaries Battles, Rats of Tobruk, Siege of Tobruk, Easter battle

Bryant’s Diary:  Tuesday 11th March 1941

We spent all day erecting an anti-aircraft gun pit and it wasn’t too soon.  Late this afternoon two German bombers dropped their eggs [bombs] on the hill feature behind us.  You could see them go into a dive and then would follow the roar of the exploding bomb and the subsequent column of smoke.  The Bophas opened up and both planes hedge-hopped right over our position.  One plane machine-gunned an ambulance without success.  We opened up with the Bren, but without success.

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Monday 4 April 2011 by Carlie Walker. No comments.
1941, Tobruk, Tobruk diaries Battles, Commemoration, Tobruk, Rats of Tobruk, Siege

Bryant's Diary: Friday 4th April 1941

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