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 October, 1941 : Southern sector: after ten days of fierce fighting the German 11th Army occupies the whole of the Crimea except for the fortress of Sevastopol. The whole industrial area of the southern Soviet Union is now in German hands.

Formation of a ‘Jeanne d’Arc Legion in France to fight with the Germans in Russia is reported.

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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