NEWS FROM THE FRONT
No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do.
10th April, 1940 : Denmark accepts the German ultimatum.
King Haakon of Norway repudiates the puppet government of Vidkun Quisling.
A British flotilla commanded by Captain Warburton Lee surprises ten German destroyers in Narvik fjord and sinks two, but loses two of his own ships.