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Meet the Rats of Tobruk

Second World War (1939-45)

Recorded for the 75th anniversary of the Siege of Tobruk, Heather MacFarlane, daughter of Alfred Macfarlane of the 2/4th Australian General Hospital, was joined by Three Rats of Tobruk: Jack Caple, Ron Williamson and Bob Semple. They reflect on their battle experiences, living conditions and the camaraderie shared by the Rats during the long siege of 1941.