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Sidi Rezegh and Tobruk : two South African military disasters revisited 1941-1942
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2014-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Sidi Rezegh and Tobruk are the largest disasters suffered by South Africa in its military history. Yet, despite their enormity, Sidi Rezegh and Tobruk are little understood and hardly remembered. South ...
Changing attitudes among South African prisoners of war towards their Italian captors during World War II, 1942-1943
(Stellenbosch University. Faculty of Military Science (Military Academy), 2012)
The Battle of Sidi Rezegh in November 1941 and the fall of Tobruk in June 1942 were disastrous for South Africa. At Sidi Rezegh, the entire 5th South African Infantry Brigade was lost and at Tobruk the following year more ...