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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 February, 1941 : General Rommel, Commander of the Afrikakorps, arrives in Rome. General … 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. 3rd January, 1941 : The British, reinforced by the 6th Australian Division (replacing 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. 9th December, 1940 : Opening of first Western Desert Offensive. In Egypt the British … Continue reading

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