Blog: Siege of Tobruk
Monday 25 April 2011 by . 6 comments
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. Cosgriff's diary: …
Monday 11 April 2011 by .
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 …