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

30th May, 1940 : The evacuation of Allied troops from Dunkirk continues, while the British artillery tries to hold the advancing German troops at bay before their ammunition runs out. The Luftwaffe sinks three destroyers and damages six, and many of the armada of ships transporting the Allied forces to British soil are sunk.

Mussolini decides that Italy will enter the war on 5th June.

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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