1940, and 16-year-old Peter Fullerton and his best mate Tony Cantonelli
lie about their age to enlist in the army. Tony also lies about his
surname–Australia is at war with Italy, and suspicion has been added to
the racism he already encounters.
Heroes of Tobruk follows these
characters from the outbreak of war, through military training to the
Siege of Tobruk. Meticulously researched, it combines historical detail
and factual information about World War II with a very powerful personal