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

25th June, 1941 : In the souther sector the German occupy Dubno, an important town north-east of Lvov; the tanks operating on the wings of the Army Group Centre, under Guderian and Hoth, reach Baranovichi, Lida and Boridechno, more than 125 miles of Biaystock, the headquarters of Pavlov, commander of the Russian western front. The Russian 3rd,10th and 4th Armies are in imminent danger of encirclement.German_tanks_Panzer_IV_eastern_front_1941

On the northern front the Russians attack Finnish defence position and counter-attack in the area of Murmansk.

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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