Tag Archives: Operation Sea Lion

NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 1st August, 1940 : Adolf Hitler issues his top secret Directive No 17, which … Continue reading

Posted in History, Military | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

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 July, 1940 : A memorandum issued by the headquarters of the German navy … Continue reading

Posted in History, Military | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 11th July, 1940 : Marshal Pétain is declared ‘Chief of French State’, and a … Continue reading

Posted in History, Military | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment