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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. 23rd October, 1940 : Hitler meets General Franco at Hendaye. Hitler promises Spain Gibraltar … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 23rd March, 1938 : General Franco’s troops attacked all along the eastern front today, relentlessly pushing the battered Government forces back towards Catalonia. The Nationalists claim to have captured thousands of prisoners as well … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 28th February, 1939 : The British Government’s recognition of General Franco was the cause of furious scenes in the House of Commons today. The Opposition greeted the Prime Minister with shouts of “Heil Chamberlain” … Continue reading

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