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 Post subject: WW2
PostPosted: Tue Sep 01, 2009 11:08 pm 
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The Germans invaded Poland on this day (1st September, 1939).

At 4:45 a.m. on September 1 1939, some 1.5 million German troops invade Poland all along its 1,750-mile border with German-controlled territory. Simultaneously, the German Luftwaffe bombed Polish airfields, and German warships and U-boats attacked Polish naval forces in the Baltic Sea. Nazi leader Adolf Hitler claimed the massive invasion was a defensive action, but Britain and France were not convinced. On September 3, they declared war on Germany, initiating World War II.


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 Post subject: Re: WW2
PostPosted: Mon Feb 15, 2010 3:47 pm 

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I remember it well. The 2nd of Sept was a Saturday and my family moved into a brand new house.Price £350 --£5 deposit and a mortgage of £2 17s 6d per month to the Burnley Building Society. I was 8 years old.


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