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.

About Ludwig von Gress

Born in communist Europe, interested in defence matters on a macro scale, with a cavalry “devil may care spirit” from his grandfather and cautious effectiveness of asymmetric warfare approach from his guerilla father. He sometimes despairs that he may be the only one taking the defence of Australia seriously.
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  1. Sven Gormend says:

    Today Quisling would get a Nobel Peace Prize.

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