NEWS FROM THE FRONT

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

17th September, 1941 : In contravention of the armistice terms, the Allies occupy the capital, Teheran. The Shah abdicates in protest in favour of his son, Mohammad Reza Shah, who succeeds to the throne next day.

The Germans occupy the basin of lower Dniepr and pierce the outer defences of Kiev.

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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