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Tobruk Commando

Gordon Landsborough

Tobruk Commando

The Raid to Destroy Rommel"s Base

by Gordon Landsborough

  • 68 Want to read
  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Presidio Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War & defence operations,
  • Military History - World War II

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11965023M
    ISBN 101853670251
    ISBN 109781853670251

    Tobruk Commando is a classic adventure story of the Second World War. The fast-moving action centres on the small commando of men which set out secretly through the deserts towards Tobruk. After a long journey across the desert sand, they arrived disguised as a group of POWs and their German captors/5(4). Details about Tobruk Commando The Raid to Destroy Rommel's Base by Gordon Landsborough HB Very Good: A book that does not look new and has been read but is in excellent condition. No obvious damage to the cover, with the dust jacket (if applicable) included for hard covers. No missing or damaged pages, no creases or tears, and no Seller Rating: % positive.

    Tobruk is a American Technicolor drama war film directed by Arthur Hiller and starring Rock Hudson and George universityofthephoenix.com film was written by Leo Gordon (who also acted in the film) and released through Universal universityofthephoenix.com by: Bronisław Kaper. The siege of Tobruk ( June ) was one of the more embarrassing British defeats in North Africa, and helped to reduce Churchill's confidence in General Auchinleck's abilities as a commander.. In Tobruk had held out for eight months (10 April/17 December ), after being besieged towards the end of Rommel's First universityofthephoenix.com the time the port was surrounded by a strong line of.

    However,in it emerged that Gordon Landsborough in his edition of “Tobruk Commando”, had – due to War Office restrictions – used nommes de guerre for many of the Commandos. The true names were revealed in David List’s introduction to the book. . The Hardcover of the Tobruk: A Raid Too Far by David Jefferson at Barnes & Noble. It was while researching for a WWII book about the Royal Navy’s Little Ships that he interviewed a veteran who would discuss his wartime experiences in home waters but would not even talk to his family about his time in the Mediterranean where he was Senior.


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Start by marking “Tobruk Commando: The Raid to Destroy Rommel's Base” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving /5. Nov 10,  · The Desert Raiders This book covers the brief history, in popular style, of the ill-fated raid by commandos, the Long Range Desert Group (LRDG), Special Air Service (SAS), and SIG pseudo-elements against Tobruk, with a Royal Naval support in August and September of /5(4).

Tobruk Commando: The Raid to Destroy Rommel's Base Kindle Edition by Tobruk Commando is a classic adventure story of the Second World War. The fast-moving action centres on the small commando of men which set out secretly through the deserts towards Tobruk.

After a long journey across the desert sand, they arrived disguised as a group of /5(4). Operation Agreement comprised a series of ground and amphibious operations carried out by British, Rhodesian and New Zealand forces on Axis-held Tobruk from Tobruk Commando book to 14 Septemberduring the Second World War.

Tobruk Commando book A Special Interrogation Group party, Location: near Tobruk, 32°05′42″N 23°55′55″E. Tobruk Commando by Landsborough, Gordon and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at universityofthephoenix.com The operation went on, and became a tragedy of slaughtered men and sunken universityofthephoenix.com Commando is a classic adventure story of the Second World War.

The fast-moving action centres on the small commando of men which set out secretly through the deserts towards Tobruk. I was hoping this book would provide some insight into the experiences my Grandfather had as a Rat of Tobruk.

Overall, it was an excellent book - well researched and provided a great depth of information on the operations in North Africa during WWII/5. Tobruk Commando is a classic adventure story of the Second World War. The fast-moving action centres on the small commando of men which set out secretly through the deserts towards Tobruk.

After a long journey across the desert sand, they arrived disguised as a group of POWs and their German universityofthephoenix.com: £ Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. Feb 20,  · The operation went on, and became a tragedy of slaughtered men and sunken ships.

Tobruk Commando is a classic adventure story of the Second World War. The fast-moving action centres on the small commando of men which set out secretly through the deserts towards Tobruk/5(14).

Buy Tobruk Commando. by Gordon Landsborough online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop universityofthephoenix.com Range: $ - $ The Siege of Tobruk lasted for days inafter Axis forces advanced through Cyrenaica from El Agheila in Operation Sonnenblume against Allied forces in Libya, during the Western Desert Campaign (–) of the Second World universityofthephoenix.com latethe Allies had defeated the Italian 10th Army during Operation Compass (9 December – 9 February ) and trapped the remnants at Beda Location: Tobruk, Libya, 32°04′34″N 23°57′41″E /.

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Whittock Winning World War One The Western Front Diaries DVD History Battle of Muar & Massacre at Parit Sulong. Read "Tobruk Commando The Raid to Destroy Rommel's Base" by Gordon Landsborough available from Rakuten Kobo. "Gentlemen, we are going to capture Tobruk and destroy it."'Operation Agreement' started as a fairly simple plan to dest Brand: Pen & Sword Books.

Mar 10,  · Directed by Arthur Hiller. With Rock Hudson, George Peppard, Nigel Green, Guy Stockwell. A Canadian POW major is rescued by a special British military unit made up of Germans to help lead an attack on a major Nazi fuel depot in Tobruk, Libya/10(K).

Get this from a library. Tobruk Commando. [Gordon Landsborough] -- Annotation "Gentlemen, we are going to capture Tobruk and destroy it."'Operation Agreement' started as a fairly simple plan to destroy Rommel's bomb-proof oil-storage tanks at Tobruk on the eve of.

Buy Tobruk Commando by Gordon Landsborough (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(6). pages. Pictorial paper cover. Neat, clean, with heavy tanning and foxing to pages and text block edges. Occasional thumbing throughout, with light cracking to gutters.

Paper cover has mild edge wear with light rubbing and creasing. Some light ma. Craig's responsibility is to guide the commando unit through territory only Craig is familiar with; once in Tobruk the commandos are to reach Tobruk harbor where they are to destroy antiship batteries at a cove guarding the harbor and guide a landing of soldiers from sea to blow up the German fuel base and then evacuate to ships.

pages. Blue pictorial dust jacket over brown cloth. Book is in better condition than most examples of this age. Neat, clean, well bound pages with very minimal foxing, tanning and thumbing.

Small inscriptions and neat labels may be present. Boar. However,in it emerged that Gordon Landsborough in his edition of "Tobruk Commando", had - due to War Office restrictions - used nommes de guerre for many of the Commandos.

The true names were revealed in David List's introduction to the book. Reviews: 6."Tobruk" is a great book for serious World War II buffs, because frankly it goes into details about the Aussies that no general campaign history will ever cover.

Instead of a military history of the battle of Tobruk, I got a book that was a cross between a Commando comic .Tobruk was the site of an ancient Greek colony and, later, of a Roman fortress guarding the frontier of Cyrenaica.

Over the centuries, Tobruk also served as a waystation along the coastal caravan route. ByTobruk had become an Italian military post, but during World War II, Allied forces, mainly the Australian 6th Division, took Tobruk on 22 January Country: Libya.