Nine of Bendigo soldier's most harrowing days at Siege of Tobruk

Tom O'Callaghan
By Tom O'Callaghan
Updated November 7 2021 - 10:07pm, first published November 5 2021 - 6:30pm
An Australian soldier fires tracer bullets from a Bren gun at German positions in August, 1941 during the siege of Tobruk. Picture: GEORGE SILK courtesy of the AUSTRALIAN WAR MEMORIAL

IN MAY 1941, a Bendigo soldier came across dead bodies being whipped by a Saharan sandstorm.

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Tom O'Callaghan

Tom O'Callaghan

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