NEWS FROM THE FRONT
No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do.
4th July, 1940 : Towards evening the battle-cruiser Strasbourg, the aircraft carrier Commandant Teste and the five destroyers which succeeded in escaping from the British action at the port of Mers-le-Kebir, near Oran, reach port at Toulon. Winston Churchill speaks to the House of Commons on Oran: “I leave the judgement of our actions with confidence to Parliament. I leave it to the nation and I leave it to the United States. I leave it to the world and to history.”