Document: issue of 'Tobruk Truth', 14 Apr 1941

Despite being besieged and shelled by the Germans, the troops in Tobruk managed to produce their own newsletter.  This issue celebrates their successful repulse of a major German attack days earlier on 11 April.  Even here, the censors were at work, and it can be seen that a word indicating the identity of a brigade has been cut out, a third of the way down the page.  Information about troop movements was always heavily censored.


'Tobruk Truth', roneoed newsletter, 1941


Accession number: MS 9643


Australian Manuscripts Collection.


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