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 June, 1940 : For the last time Churchill meets Reynauld, who still supports resistance to the enemy to the last. In a desperate message to Roosevelt, Reynauld pleads for American help; the appeal asks the American president to ‘throw the weight of American power into the scales in order to save France, the advance guard of democracy’.

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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