Tobruk, city and port, northeastern Libya, on the Mediterranean Sea. Its industries include flour milling, liquor distilling, and soap manufacturing.

During World War II it was captured by the Australians in January 1941 and was besieged and bombed by the Germans under Erwin Rommel, until relieved by the British in December

Commonwealth Cemetery

A monument to the Australian lives lost

British soldier

French solder

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