It's 1944 all over again

The ongoing struggle to save the euro is now set to follow the '1944 pattern' - a significant battle in Italy followed by a massive attack on Germany via France, writes David McWilliams.

23rd June, 2012
As the summer of 2012 rumbles on and defences are broken, just like the summer of 1944, the German high command will not want to be fighting war on two or three fronts.

Iam standing outside Selfridges on Oxford Street watching the world go by. What a world it is! There goes an Arabic woman in half hijab with Gucci sunglasses propped on her covered head, carrying two pairs of designer shoes in her distinctive yellow Selfridges bag. Beside her, four Chinese women are similarly laden down, tourists from everywhere are shopping for everything, while London's newest ethnic minority, the emigré French middle class, can be heard over...

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