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AUG 5 1941 A stay in ‘the infamous, bombed Tobruk Hospital One of the famous images of the 'Rats of Tobruk', Australian troops sheltering in one of the caves in the besieged area.

Captain D Michelson with a turtle named “Tim”, the mascot of the 2/2nd Battalion (Australian, WWII). Date Taken: 28 March 1940 in Palestine, Julis. ID Number: 001117, Australian War Memorial

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A British soldier with an Bren machine gun covers his mate who is digging a foxhole. El Alamein, North Africa.