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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. 8th December, 1941 : The USA and Great Britain formally declare war on Japan.

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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. 7th December, 1941 : At 7.55 a.m. local time, with no declaration of war, … 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. 27th January, 1941 : The Italian Foreign Minister, Galeazzo Ciano, arrives on the Greek … Continue reading

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november memories / 14

  NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 14th November, 1909 : President William Taft has settled the row between his Army and Navy over the best site for a new naval base to defend the US from a Japanese attack. … Continue reading

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december / 07

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 7th December, 1941 : “The White House says, Japanese attack Pearl Harbour”: this fateful message, tapped out by the Associated Press teleprinters at 2.22 p.m. New York time today, shattered a peaceful Sunday afternoon … Continue reading

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