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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, 1941 : The Germans launch attacks against the British lines at Thermopylai. … 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. 2nd March, 1941 : Mussolini arrives in Albania to inspect the troops fighting there. … 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. 26th February, 1941 : A pro-British plot for a coup d’etat in Bulgaria is … 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 January, 1941 : Hitler ‘invites’ King Boris of Bulgaria to Germany. The Führer … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 30th May, 1913 : The Balkan peace talks have at last been brought to a successful conclusion. Thanks largely to the efforts of Sir Edward Grey, principal agent in the negotiations, the peace agreement … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 31st October, 1912 : The Turkish Army is falling back in disorder beneath the hammer blows of the Bulgarians and their Serbian allies. Few could have expected when war was declared just two weeks … Continue reading

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