• Tobruk diaries: “I hope we will not hear another shot fired”

    Monday 7 November 2011 by . 1 comments

    Bryant’s diary:  Friday 7th November 1941     The shooting with the Bren was rotten and on the whole I had a cow of a day as an instructor.  I heard that the rifle shooting was pretty good. Cosgriff’s diary:  Friday 7 November 1941 Up at 6:30 for early breakfast.  Major Ralph and I to Cairo together.  Train crammed mostly with English and Aus. troops.  Filthy hot journey and not into Cairo until 2 pm.  Met Len and …

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