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Rats of Tobruk Memorial

Anzac Parade, Canberra, Australia
+61 2 6272 2902
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How the Australians survived the siege

The Australians were besieged in Tobruk.Libya in 1941. The Australian soldiers had made a memorial... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
Robby G C
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Toronto, Canada
Awakens the soul

Set along the beautiful Anzac Parade this is a wonderful sculpture set with the gum trees setting... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2016
johnnycns
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Sydney, Australia
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7 May 2018
“How the Australians survived the siege”
8 Oct 2016
“Awakens the soul”
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Anzac Parade, Canberra, Australia
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

The Australians were besieged in Tobruk.Libya in 1941. The Australian soldiers had made a memorial in the cemetery in Tobruk during the siege. It was eventually destroyed. They remade it, but now in Canberra. There is an original stone that survived it. This monument shows...More

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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Set along the beautiful Anzac Parade this is a wonderful sculpture set with the gum trees setting it off. Worth the walk

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Reviewed 4 January 2016

One of the most famous battle honours of the Second World War, I believe this is probably the only specific 'TOBRUK' memorial around the world. It is a very nice memorial with several different facets to it. The most interesting for me was the original...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2015

It is really well worth the walk down Anzac Parade and back up the other side so you can see all these unique memorials to the different sections of the Armed Forces and the different conflicts they have served in.

Thank 382albert
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Reviewed 21 April 2012

enjoyed this like all other memorials and 50 characters is hard to express

Thank lynne s
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Reviewed 20 June 2011

The Rats of Tobruk are some of Australias most famous soldiers, serving in a combined force against the Germans in 1941. The memorial is inspired by a memorial built by those soldiers in the Tobruk War Cemetary, and includes the original inscription stone. Anzac Parade,...More

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