NEWS FROM THE FRONT

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

27th August, 1941 : In Iran a new government is formed and asks for an armistice with the Allies. The treaty, by which the British and Russians will station troops at strategic points in the country, but not in the capital, is signed the next day. The Allies’ purpose in occupying Iran is to protect themselves in advance against a possible pincer movement by the Germans through Egypt and Syria.

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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