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Nazi Germany Invades Poland – 1 September 1939

On 1 September 1939, Nazi Germany invaded Poland.

Here are two newspaper stories – published on 1 September 1939 – that report on the invasion.

German offensive in Poland 1939
German offensive in Poland | Gloucestershire Echo | 1 September 1939
Hitler's order to the Army 1939
Hitler’s order to the Army | Gloucestershire Echo | 1 September 1939

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