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Some memories of Old Tobruk

Tobruk was known to the Ancient Greeks as Avrinupyoc
and to the Romans as Antipyrgos.

All pictures on this page courtesy Tobruk Archivist El Mahdi Al Sherrif via Milud El Nibbu
The Catholic Church 1934, before it was changed to a museumThe Catholic Church 1934, before it was changed to a museum.
Church of St. Francis of AssisiChurch of St. Francis of Assisi.
St. Mary's statue with Jesus inside the churchSt. Mary's statue with Jesus inside the church.
British Flag raised by British soldiers, Tobruk, WWIIBritish Flag raised by British soldiers, Tobruk, WWII
Field Marshall MontgomeryField Marshall Montgomery.
Field Marshall Montgomery having a tea break at Tobruk WWIIField Marshall Montgomery having a tea break at Tobruk WWII.
Field Marshall Montgomery meeting with officers at Tobruk WWIIField Marshall Montgomery meeting with officers at Tobruk WWII.
British soldiers posing in front of Café Palermo established by the Italians  at Tobruk WWIIBritish soldiers posing in front of Café Palermo established by the Italians at Tobruk WWII.
British soldiers posing near the church in Tobruk WWIIBritish soldiers posing near the church in Tobruk WWII.
British tanks roaring in the Libyan desert near Tobruk, WWIIBritish tanks roaring in the Libyan desert near Tobruk, WWII.

Old building damaged by the war in Tobruk, WWIIOld building damaged by the war in Tobruk, WWII.
Graphiti written on his school wall by Milud El Nibbu during the 1969 revolutionGraphiti written on his school wall by Milud El Nibbu during the 1969 revolution
An old bunker in Tobruk during World War IIAn old bunker in Tobruk during World War II.
An English Lady PosingAn English Lady Posing


English Ladies GossipingEnglish Ladies Gossiping.

King Idris' Doctor's BeachKing Idris' Doctor's Beach.
Approach road to TobrukApproach road to Tobruk.

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