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.