Tag Archives: War

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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Odd Facts About the World War 2, 1939 (3)

The Caption in War Illustrated for these articles reads: “Worth Noting Today, and Re-reading in Years to Come” He Gave Hitler Orders A former Austrian army officer, who claims that he often gave orders to Hitler during the Great War … Continue reading

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Odd Facts About World War 2, 1939 (2)

The Caption in War Illustrated for these articles reads: “Worth Noting Today, and Re-reading in Years to Come” Life Among the Nazis An Englishwoman, until recently resident in Berlin says: “At first it was rather fun to join the rush … Continue reading

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War Diary October 9th to 15th, 1939

Monday 9th October The Admiralty announced that on the previous afternoon a German naval squadron had been sighted by patrol aircraft south west of Norway.  Owing to oncoming darkness the enemy escaped.  There were repeated actions in the North Sea … Continue reading

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Bulletts Whistled Past my RAF Parachute (1939)

This eye-witness report below came from an RAF Gunner who parachuted out of his plane when it was brought down over No-man’s Land during 1939. From his bed from an RAF medical receiving station hiden away in the woods ‘somewhere … Continue reading

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Tell Your Story About WW2

  Do you have a family story to tell about the war?  It can be home or abroad.  If you would like to write an article or share then please visit our Contributions Page to see how.  If you have … Continue reading

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How We Escaped From Poland

As the Germans approached Warsaw there was an increasing exodus from the capital.  This personal account of dangers endured on the way to Romania by 1,500 refugees was sent by Mr J Crang, “News chronicle” Warsaw correspondent, to his paper … Continue reading

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War Diary September 25th to Sunday October 1st 1939

Monday September 25th Polish resistance continued in Warsaw and Modlin with appalling loss of life and destruction to buildings. French artillery began the first bombardment of the Rhine fortifications. There were air battles in the Saar region. The Zeppelin base at Friedrichstafen, … Continue reading

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War Diary September 11th to September 17th 1939

Monday September 11th Germany attacks Warsaw and troops are retired to the outskirts.  Polish broadcasts are still continuing from the capital despite Nazi interference on the same wave length.  In the South of Poland the German advance aimed at Lvov … Continue reading

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Contribute to WW2 Blog

We are always interested in opinions, articles and stories about WW2.  If you have article you would like us publish and you can follow up any comments left over a period of time from interested parties then please feel free … Continue reading

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