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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 21st February, 1938 : Anthony Eden resigned tonight from the post of Foreign Secretary. He told Mr Chamberlain: “I have become increasingly conscious of differences between us.” The Foreign Secretary has resented the Prime … 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. 12th February, 1941 : General Rommel, Commander of the Afrikakorps, arrives in Rome. General … 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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