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Start of World War II: September 1939-March 1940

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01 Sep 39: Germany invades Poland. For most European countries, this day marks the beginning of World War II. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=0901&s=390901 #WWII

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Wilhelm Brasse (3 December 1917 – 23 October 2012) was a Polish professional photographer and a prisoner in Auschwitz during World War II. He became known as the “famous photographer of Auschwitz”. Brasse was of mixed Austrian-Polish descent. He learned photography in Katowice at the atelier of his own aunt. After the 1939 German invasion of Poland and occupation of Brasse’s hometown... Read more »

World War 2 This war fought in Europe, North Africa and Asia started in 1939 with the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany and ended in 1945 with the dropping of two atomic bombs on Japan. It was the largest armed conflict in history.

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Wilhelm Brasse (3 December 1917 – 23 October 2012) was a Polish professional photographer and a prisoner in Auschwitz during World War II. He became known as the “famous photographer of Auschwitz”. Brasse was of mixed Austrian-Polish descent. He learned photography in Katowice at the atelier of his own aunt. After the 1939 German invasion of Poland and occupation of Brasse’s hometown... Read more »

The WW11officially began on Sept 1,1939, with the German invasion of Poland. Britain and France declared war on the Nazi Third Reich on Sept 3, 1939. 7 days later, on Sept 10, 1939, the Parliament of Canada likewise declared war on Germany, the country's first independent declaration of war and the beginning of Canada's participation in the largest combined national effort in its history. By war's end,Canada would possess the 4th largest air force and 3rd largest naval surface fleet in the…

Invasion of Poland, September 1939 - in red the aggressor countries: Germany, Slovakia and the Soviet Union; in blue the attacked country: Poland.

Adolf Hitler persuaded many Germans with his speeches. His great speaking ability, influenced the minds of many people to follow his evil ways.

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23 Stunning Historical Moments From The British Pathé YouTube Account

Germany invades Poland (1939). | 23 Stunning Historical Moments From The British Pathé YouTube Account

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A color photograph of the bombed-out historic city of Nuremberg, Germany in June of 1945, after the end of World War II

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