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

4th November, 1940 : The Greeks counter-attack, threatening to turn the whole Italian line, and reach the Korcë-Peratia road. Ciano admits: ‘There has been an attack on Korcë and the enemy has made some progress, and it is true that on the eighth day of operations the enemy hold the initiative. I do not think there is yet anything to worry about, though many others are beginning to think so.’

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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