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War Diary November 19th to 23rd 1939

Sunday, 19th November It was reported that 120 Czech students had been executed by the Gestapo, and many thousands transported, following riots on Independence Day. Six enemy aircraft were sighted off South-East Coast, and unidentified planes over the Firth of … Continue reading

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Words & Speeches from WW2, 1939 to Remember (8)

A Record of Important Declarations and Statements during WW2 in 1939. Tuesday October 17th 1939 Statement issued by the War Office through the Ministry of Information: German propaganda has endeavoured to create the impression that Poland was sacrificed by her … Continue reading

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