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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. 15th June, 1941 : The start of Operation Battleaxe in Cyrenaica – the operation … 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. 30th May, 1941 : A report by the Italian Supreme Command considers an attack … 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. 2nd May, 1941 :The situation at Tobruk remains unchanged; the British succeed in halting … 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. 30th April, 1941 : Rommel stages another big assault on Tobruk. The attack opens … 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. 20th April, 1941 : Hammered by Stukas, the British retire on Nauplia, Kalamata and … 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 April, 1941 : Rommel says he wants to follow up his advance at … 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. 11th April, 1941 : Rommel launches a violent attack on Tobruk, using Italian Trento … 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. 22nd January, 1941 : The Italian garrison at Tobruk surrenders after blowing up 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. 7th January, 1941 : British and Imperial forces continue to advance from Bardia to … 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. 5th January, 1941 : Bardia falls to the British, despite staunch resistance from general … 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. 20th April, 1941 : Hammered by Stukas, the British retire on Nauplia, Kalamata and … Continue reading

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