• Tobruk Diaries: Treating the wounded

    Monday 1 August 2011 by Carlie Walker.

    Bryant’s Diary:  Friday 1st August 1941 There was an air raid last night and there was a hell of a racket, too. Cosgriff’s Diary:  Friday 1st August 1941 Good night... Fair round today... Read Don Juan – “world’s greatest lover”.  Steele in and decided against using Church – only Communions there on next Sunday.  Angel and crucifix from the church are in my room now and everybody thinks it is a woman in the room.  Alec…

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  • Tobruk Diaries: Getting hotter...

    Monday 30 May 2011 by Carlie Walker.

    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 Stayed up till 12 last night talking –…

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