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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 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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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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