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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. 15th October, 1940 : Mussolini calls a meeting at Palazzo Venezia to discuss 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. 12th October, 1940 : Mussolini learns that Hitler has occupied the Rumanian oil wells … 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 October, 1940 : Hitler and Mussolini meet at Brenero on the Brenner Pass. … 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. 19th August, 1940 : The Italians occupy Berbera, capital of British Somaliland. Mussolini writes … 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. 30th May, 1940 : The evacuation of Allied troops from Dunkirk continues, while 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. 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. 24th April, 1940 : Norway – The Germans advance on all fronts. The British … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 27th April, 1915 : The worst fears of Germany and Austria have been realised. It is learned that Antonio Salandra, the Premier, has authorised the signing in London of a secret treaty with Britain, … Continue reading

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