NEWS FROM THE FRONT
No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do.
13th April, 1941 : Rommel says he wants to follow up his advance at least to Mersa Matruh, regardless of what happens in the Tobruk sector. But from Berlin he is recommended to consolidate on a line at Sollum, on Libyan-Egyptian frontier, and it is emphasised that he should use any possible means to eliminate the resistance of the British garrison in Tobruk.