NEWS FROM THE FRONT

No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do.

13th April, 1940 : Second battle of Narvik – seven German destroyers sunk.

British Government gives a new directive to the head of the RAF’s Bomber Command, Sir Charles Portal; in the event of a German invasion of Belgium and Holland, bombing targets are to be troop concentrations and lines of communication and installations in the Ruhr; heavy bombers will operate mainly at night.

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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