Tag Archives: Vinston Churchill

NEWS FROM THE FRONT No pain no gain – but unfortunately unnecessary pain when the obvious dangers are ignored. Politicians suffer no pain – you do. 31st August, 1940 : The ships composing ‘Force M’ sail from Scapa Flow, Britain’s … 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. 3rd April, 1940 : Churchill is appointed Chairman of the Ministerial Defence Committee and … Continue reading

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

NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 20th February, 1947 : Lord Louis Mountbatten has been appointed Viceroy of India to preside over the transfer of responsibility for that huge Dominion to the Indian people. He replaces Field Marshal Lord Wavell, … Continue reading

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