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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. 5th September, 1941 : Gurkha and Scottish troops arrive in Malaya to strengthen defences. … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 17th September, 1945 : As prisoners are being freed and the Japanese bamboo curtain is being ripped apart, the Australian public is expressing anger and revulsion at terrible stories of torture, starvation and death … Continue reading

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