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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. 4th July, 1941 : The garrison of Debra Tabor, about 6,000 men commanded by … 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. 29th December, 1940 : President Roosevelt broadcasts: “We must be the arsenal of 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. 13th June, 1940 : For the last time Churchill meets Reynauld, who still supports … 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. 10th June, 1940 : The Germans cross the Seine as the French retire on … 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. 1st May, 1940 : The Germans announce the surrender of 4,000 Norwegians in the … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 5th December, 1933 : America toasted farewell to prohibition today after 14 dry years when Utah became the last State to ratify 21st Amendment. Introduced after the war, prohibition was evaded on a large … Continue reading

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