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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST)  15th September, 1967 : Infantry on the ground, walking in the pouring rain or intense heat; struggling across swollen rivers and paddy fields or tearing their way through thorny bamboo or jungle. Patrols, patrols … Continue reading

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Anzac forgotten

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december memories / 20

 NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 20th December, 1915 : In a laconic, single-sentence communique, the War Office in London this afternoon revealed that the ill-fated Gallipoli expedition had been abandoned after ten months of bad luck, muddle, indecisiveness – … Continue reading

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Gallipoli

von Gress Dust of Afghanistan 28th April 2012 von Gress K břehům Gallipoli 23rd April 2011  

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K BŘEHŮM GALLIPOLI

Ludwig von Gress Každým rokem kolem dubna se v australském tisku píše o Gallipoli, tureckém to poloostrově, kde se za první světové války vylodili Angličané, Novozélanďané,  Francouzi a Australané. Z vojenského hlediska to byl asi neúspěch, ale kampaň dala vzniknout … Continue reading

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