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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 April, 1941 : Germans invade Yugoslavia and Greece. ‘Axis forces are on 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. 26th March, 1941 : Reconnaissance aircraft of the 10th Fliegerkorps based in Sicily warn … 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. 19th March, 1941 : Admiral Weichold, representative of the German navy at the Italian … Continue reading

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NOTHING NEW UNDER THE SUN (ALMOST) 4th July, 1948 : The quarrel between Marshal Tito of Yugoslavia and the Russians, whom he accuses of trying to undermine him, has broken into open with the announcement by the Cominform that it … Continue reading

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General Mladic on trial

…from the quill of Antisthenes the Younger There is a problem in the system – or is it a systemic problem? EU way? Or something else altogether? As you may have noticed, an apparent clerical error prompted judges to postpone … Continue reading

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