Rats of Tobruk

Rats of Tobruk
«тобрукские крысы» (прозвище солдат союзных войск, защищавших Тобрук, Ливия, во время второй мировой войны под командованием австралийского генерал-майора Л. Дж. Морсхеда {L. J. Morshead}; в гарнизон входили 4 австралийские бригады, а также британские части; осада продолжалась 242 дня, 3009 австралийских солдат были убиты, 941 – взят в плен; прозвище взято из передачи немецкого радио, где защитники Тобрука были названы «крысами»; оно стало боевым кличем войск)

Australia and New Zealand. English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2014.

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