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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 August, 1941 : The Smolensk pocket is liquidated. According to German sources there … 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 August, 1941 : The Army Group Centre continues to attack the Soviet troops … 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 July, 1941 : Russian resistance in all the pockets not already liquidated comes … 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. 6th July, 1941 : In the southern sector Rumanian troops occupy the town of … Continue reading

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