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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 August, 1941 : Hitler issues Directive No. 34 on the conduct of operations. … 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. 29th June, 1941 : In the central sector the armoured corps of Hoth (III … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 16th March, 1907 : As women in Britain continue their struggle for the vote, women in Finland had a real taste of political power today when they won their first seats in the Finnish … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 13th February, 1940 : The biggest battle of the Winter War is ragging today along the Mannerheim Line, with the Russians flinging six divisions, about 100,000 men, supported by several hundred tanks, into the … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 16th July,1917 : Russia’s Provisional Government has crushed a Bolshevik uprising, but has failed to capture its leader Vladimir Lenin. Reports say he escaped across the border to Finland aboard a train, disguised as … Continue reading

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