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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 26th May, 1940 : The Belgian High Command tells the British and French that … Continue reading

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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 25th May, 1940 : The Germans take Boulogne. They now surround the Belgian army, … Continue reading

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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 May, 1940 : In Britain, Emergency Powers (Defence) Act passed, giving the government … Continue reading

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  NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 18th May, 1942 : Chiang Kai-shek orders the Chinese 5th Army (already virtually … Continue reading

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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 May, 1940 : Instead of continuing his advance on Paris, General Guderian turns … Continue reading

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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 11th May, 1940 : The Germans employ parachutists and airborne formations to take the … Continue reading

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  NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 8th May, 1942 : At 9.00 a.m. aircraft from Lexington and Yorktown take … Continue reading

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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 6th May, 1941 : General Fryberg is told the details of Operation Merkur, the … Continue reading

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  NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 4th May, 1941 : The attempt by General Rommel’s troops to take Tobruk … Continue reading

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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 1st May, 1940 : The Germans announce the surrender of 4,000 Norwegians in the … Continue reading

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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 April, 1940 : Hitler tells General Keitel, Commander-in-Chief of the armed forces and … Continue reading

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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 20th April, 1941 : Hammered by Stukas, the British retire on Nauplia, Kalamata and … Continue reading

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MOABites

Ludwig von Gress It is becoming difficult to write about anything contemporary. I was not at Khorasan cave complex in Achin District, Nangarhar Province a few days ago, in fact never. With the credibility of the Main Sewer Media hardly … Continue reading

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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 April, 1940 : Second battle of Narvik – seven German destroyers sunk. British … Continue reading

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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 10th April, 1940 : Denmark accepts the German ultimatum. King Haakon of Norway repudiates … Continue reading

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  NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 8th April, 1940 : The German ship Rio de Janeiro, converted into a … Continue reading

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NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 3rd April, 1940 : Churchill is appointed Chairman of the Ministerial Defence Committee and … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 30th March, 1935 : Germany’s massive rearmament programme was at the head of the agenda in the Moscow talks between Anthony Eden, the Lord Privy Seal, and Maxim Litvinov, the Soviet Foreign Minister. The … Continue reading

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NATO $

Ludwig von Gress Poor, benighted Trump made another shocking faux pas. He dared to say that Europe should contribute more to its defense. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries are bound to spend no less than 2% of their respective Gross … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 21st March, 1927 : The victorious Nationalist Army of General Chiang Kai-shek entered the terrified and chaotic city of Shanghai today. Barely a shot was fired as the Peking army of northern warlords collapsed … Continue reading

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