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Journalist William Forrest Arrested as a German Spy – 1939

Crossing into Romania in the wake of the retreating Polish Government and the diplomatic corps came the newspaper correspondents.  Among them was William Forrest, of the “News Chronicle”, who tells how, in the general panic, he and an American colleague … Continue reading

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War Diary 18th September to 24th September 1939

Monday September 18th Soviet and German troops met near Brest-Litovsk.  In a joint communique the two Governments announced their intention of restoring order in Poland. Soviet troops also reached Vilna in the north and occupied the Rumano-Polish frontier in the south. … Continue reading

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