NEWS FROM THE FRONT
No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do.
8th June, 1941 : Imperial and Free French forces enter Syria and Lebanon and attack French garrisons loyal to the Vichy government. The Vichy forces (45,000 men under the command of General Dentz) put up a strenuous resistance to the invasion. Vichy government sends a note of protest, denying collaboration with Germans in Syria.