The siege of Tobruk

Accession Number F01469
Collection type Film
Measurement 17 min
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Maker British Army
Army Film Unit
Place made North Africa: Libya, Cyrenaica, Tobruk Area, Tobruk
Date made 1942
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Tobruk, Libya. Siege of Tobruk filmed by British Army Film Unit, story line in commentary. Outlines the events leading up to and during the siege. Includes action shots of the capture of enemy positions in the course of breaking the siege, and scenes of both British and Australian soldiers.

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