Invasion of poland

Explore the historical events surrounding the invasion of Poland and learn about its lasting impact. Discover key insights and lessons from this significant moment in history.
The German invasion of Poland. Sept 1, 1939. Also known as 'The September campaign' (Kampania Wrześniowa), it marked the beginning of WWII. At that stage of the conflict the Soviet Union was Germany's ally, and the Soviets jointly invaded Poland on Sept 17. The campaign lasted 1 month and 5 days ending on Oct 6. The Polish territory was divided between Germany and the Soviet Union - the free cities of Danzig and Kresy were annexed. Art, Ww2, Battle Of Poland, German Invasion Of Poland, World War Ii, World War Two, Invasion Of Poland, The Third Reich, Wwii

The German invasion of Poland. Sept 1, 1939. Also known as 'The September campaign' (Kampania Wrześniowa), it marked the beginning of WWII. At that stage of the conflict the Soviet Union was Germany's ally, and the Soviets jointly invaded Poland on Sept 17. The campaign lasted 1 month and 5 days ending on Oct 6. The Polish territory was divided between Germany and the Soviet Union - the free cities of Danzig and Kresy were annexed.

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Cezary Szwaj
Ideas, Ww2, Soviet Red Army, German Invasion Of Poland, Poland Ww2, Military Operations, World War Ii, Wwii, World War Two

As Hawkeye Pierce poignantly quipped "war is war, and hell is hell. And of the two, war is a lot worse...There are no innocent bystanders in hell. War is chock full of them — little kids, cripples, old ladies. In fact, except for some of the brass, almost everybody involved…

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Elizabeth Dewald