• Tobruk diaries: Keep your ear to the ground

    Monday 10 October 2011 by .

    Bryant’s diary:  Friday 10th October 1941  The day again was quiet, but artillery dispersed a small number of enemy on our front.  I was detailed to take a party of seven men to Bir el Aziz to help make it into [a] strong post.  We were just about to get on with the job when the Hun threw everything at us.  Besides a variety of field guns he used a heavy gun of between 8in. or 9 in. calibre.  The barrage was terrific and beggared…

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