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Siege and Fall of Warsaw September 1939

As reported in 1939: After they had bombed and shelled Warsaw for nearly three weeks, the German High Command on September 27th announced that in future the city would be a military objective.  At the outbreak of war, said their … Continue reading

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Fighting from Foreign Frontier (WW2 1939)

Here is the first eye-witness battle story from the Western Front written by Hester Marsden-Smedley, “Sunday Express” reporter.  She stood under fire in a sandbagged sap at Schengen, just inside the Luxembourg frontier, and watched the French advance towards the … Continue reading

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War Diary 4th Sept – 10th Sept 1939

Monday September 4th Fleet blockage begins In the course of an extensive reconnaissance of Northern and Western Germany during the night of September 3rd-4th RAF aircraft dropped more than 6,000,000 copies of a note to the German people The RAF carries out … Continue reading

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