NEWS FROM THE FRONT

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

13th September, 1941 : Following the attack on the destroyer Greer on 4 franklin-delano-rooseveltSeptember, President Roosevelt gives the order ‘Shoot first!’ to all ships patrolling the security zone. In effect, President Roosevelt is ordering the American Navy to attack any ships that threatens the free passage of US merchant ships ans ships with US escorts.

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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