NEWS FROM THE FRONT

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

11th July, 1941 : Fierce air battle over Malta. According to Italian sources four British aircraft are shot down and many others destroyed on the ground.

Having driven off the Soviet counter-attack at Korosten, the German armour advances to within 10 miles of Kiev, but then dogged Soviet resistance forces them to mark time.

[ How the time flies! http://quadrant.org.au/opinion/qed/2018/07/legacy-lessons-barbarossa/ ]

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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