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

7th March, 1941 : The first contingents of the British expeditionary force to Greece land at the port of Piraeus and at Volos. The land force consists of, not the 100,000 troops promised, but of four divisions (57,000 men), two of them armoured.

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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