NEWS FROM THE FRONT

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

1st June, 1941 :The battle of Crete is virtually over, though the last embarkation of British and Anzac troops is carried out during the night. For those left isolated or abandoned, the only choice is to surrender or to move up into the hills to carry on guerrilla operations.

British troops enter Baghdad.

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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