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War Diary 23rd August – 3rd September 1939

Wednesday 23rd August Germany signs a pact of Non-agression with Russia signed by Molotov and Ribbentrop in the presence of Stalin Sir Neville Henderson, British Ambassador to Germany, delivers a message to Hitler from the British Government and a personal … Continue reading

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Danzig / GdaƄsk and the start of WW2

Germany had occupied Danzig since 1870 and it was predominantly German speaking. Poland, which ceased to exist in 1795 as a fully independent state because of a series of invasions and partitions by the Kingdom of Prussia, the Russian Empire … Continue reading

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