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/ ]