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

13th March, 1941 : Fierce fighting continues between the attacking Italians and the defending Greeks, involving 32 Italian infantry regiments and 34 Greek regiments. The Italians are making for Klisura. They do not succeed in breaking the Greek line, and the fighting goes on to the end of the month. But the intention of the Italian command is less to gain territory than to wear down the enemy.

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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