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Q: How long did the siege of Tobruk last?
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When did Siege of Tobruk happen?

Siege of Tobruk happened on 1941-11-27.

How do you become a member of the rats of tobruk?

you don't... you have to have been at tobruk during the siege!

What weapons were used by the rats of tobruk?

The name Rats of Tobruk was given to the soldiers that took Tobruk during the Siege of Tobruk during 1941. The weapons they used were mostly bayonets and guns that were captured.

How many australians died in the rats of tobruk?

800 Australians died out of 14,000 and many more were injured in the Siege of Tobruk.

Who won the siege of tobruk?

The Australians managed to hold out long enough to eventually join up with the advancing 8th army. In the second siege the Germans defeated the Australians within a few months

What was the significance of the siege of tobruk?

that why im asking you guys because i don't know

What happened to the Rats of Tobruk?

They held out the siege for 8 months until relieved.

What was the seige of tobruk?

The Siege of Tobruk was a lengthy confrontation between Axis and Allied forces in North Africa during the Western Desert Campaign of the Second World War. The siege started on 10 April 1941, when Tobruk was attacked by an Italian-German force under Lieutenant General Erwin Rommel and continued for 240 days, when it was relieved by the Eighth Army during Operation Crusader. see attached from Wikipedia This information is found there under the heading of Siege of Tobruk.

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What was the significance of the siege of Tobruk in 1941?

It was important because it included both allies and axis powers in a single battle

What was the role of the rats of tobruk?

The Rats of Tobruk was the name given to the Australian soldiers defending the port of Tobruk, in Libya. The soldiers dug extensive trenches and tunnels for defensive and offensive movement, leading to their nickname. They fought off a siege of the Afrika Corps for almost 8 full months.

What happed in the siege of Tobruk?

The largely Australian force held the town for eight months against a German-Italian beseiging force.