NEWS FROM THE FRONT

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

22nd August, 1941 : German sources give the losses suffered by the Russians during the first two months since the invasion as 1,250,000 prisoners, 14,000 tanks, 15,000 guns and 11,250 aircraft. The dead, according to the Germans, must number over three and a half million. Soviet sources give lower figures.

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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