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Matilda tank of the UK 7th Royal Tank Regiment in North Africa, 19 Dec 194025-Pounder Mark II gun of Sergeant Pearse of 1st Battery, A Troop, Australian 2/1st Field Artillery Regiment bombarding Bardia, Libya, 29 Dec 1940
Matilda tank of the UK 7th Royal Tank Regiment in North Africa, 19 Dec 194025-Pounder Mark II gun of Sergeant Pearse of 1st Battery, A Troop, Australian 2/1st Field Artillery Regiment bombarding Bardia, Libya, 29 Dec 1940
Gladiator biplane aircraft of No. 3 Squadron RAF returning to an airfield near Salum after a patrol over Bardia, Libya, Jan 1941Crew of HMS Ladybird operating a 6-inch 50-caliber Mk XIII gun during the bombardment of Bardia, Libya, 2 Jan 1941
Gladiator biplane aircraft of No. 3 Squadron RAF returning to an airfield near Salum after a patrol over Bardia, Libya, Jan 1941Crew of HMS Ladybird operating a 6-inch 50-caliber Mk XIII gun during the bombardment of Bardia, Libya, 2 Jan 1941
Australian troops rushing through the streets of Bardia, Libya, 4 Jan 1941Fort Capuzzo, Libya just after British capture, 4 Jan 1941; note shrapnel damage to the Roman eagle column on the right
Australian troops rushing through the streets of Bardia, Libya, 4 Jan 1941Fort Capuzzo, Libya just after British capture, 4 Jan 1941; note shrapnel damage to the Roman eagle column on the right
A column of Italian prisoners captured during the assault on Bardia, Libya, 6 Jan 1941Troops of the 11th Infantry Battalion, Australian 6th Division at Tobruk, Libya, 22 Jan 1941
A column of Italian prisoners captured during the assault on Bardia, Libya, 6 Jan 1941Troops of the 11th Infantry Battalion, Australian 6th Division at Tobruk, Libya, 22 Jan 1941
British 6-inch CWT BL Howitzers attacking Italian positions at Tobruk, Libya, 23 Jan 1941Matilda tank en route into Tobruk, Libya, 24 Jan 1941; note British soldiers displaying a captured Italian flag
British 6-inch CWT BL Howitzers attacking Italian positions at Tobruk, Libya, 23 Jan 1941Matilda tank en route into Tobruk, Libya, 24 Jan 1941; note British soldiers displaying a captured Italian flag
Italian cruiser San Giorgio after being scuttled in the harbor at Tobruk, Libya as Australian troops entered the city, 22 Jan 1941. Note torpedo nets. Photo 1 of 2.Italian cruiser San Giorgio after being scuttled in the harbor at Tobruk, Libya as Australian troops entered the city, 22 Jan 1941. Note torpedo nets. Photo 2 of 2.
Italian cruiser San Giorgio after being scuttled in the harbor at Tobruk, Libya as Australian troops entered the city, 22 Jan 1941. Note torpedo nets. Photo 1 of 2.Italian cruiser San Giorgio after being scuttled in the harbor at Tobruk, Libya as Australian troops entered the city, 22 Jan 1941. Note torpedo nets. Photo 2 of 2.
Abandoned Italian L3 and L3 cc tankettes on the road overlooking Bardia Harbor, Libya, Jul 1941
Abandoned Italian L3 and L3 cc tankettes on the road overlooking Bardia Harbor, Libya, Jul 1941
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