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

6th March, 1941 : German military authorities in Holland condemn to death 18 members of the underground resistance movement – the first victims of Dutch resistance to the German invaders.

The Admiralty announces that German official communiques claim to have destroyed 19 more battleships, 6 more aircraft carriers, 40 more cruisers, and 13 more submarines than the Royal Navy had at the outbreak of war.

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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