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The Rats of Tobruk Exhibition reopens in Central Victoria

The President of the Bendigo District RSL Sub-Branch has advised that easing of COVD-19 restrictions in Victoria, has allowed the ‘Rats of Tobruk Exhibition’ at their ‘Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum’, to reopen.   The exhibition will now run until the end of January. The Military Museum’s collection of Tobruk related exhibits and memorabilia has …

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Bendigo’s ‘Rats of Tobruk Exhibition’ Closed Due to COVID-19 Restrictions

Sadly, we have been advised by the President of the Bendigo District, RSL, that due to current COVID-19 restrictions, the ‘Soldier’s Memorial Institute Military Museum’ will not be open during October and therefore access to the Rats of Tobruk Exhibition is not possible.   Due to other commitments at the museum, it will not be …

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Tobruk Sunday, April 11 2021, 2.00pm Special Service to Commemorate the 80th Anniversary of the Siege of Tobruk

Tobruk Sunday 11th of April, commemorates the 80th Anniversary of the start of the Siege of Tobruk. We are holding a commemorative service in the Rats of Tobruk Reserve opposite Tobruk House, 44 Victoria Avenue, Albert Park 3206 starting promptly at 2.00pm There is car parking in the area and the Number 1 (South Melbourne …

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Media Release 30 January 2021 The 80th anniversary of the Siege to Tobruk falls during 2021. By 10 April 1941, the German and Italian forces under the command of Lieutenant General Erwin Rommel had surrounded the Tobruk garrison which was being defended by British Commonwealth forces including more than 14,000 Australians, under the command of …

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