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September 1 1939

Red Star over Russia: A Visual History of the Soviet Union from the Revolution to the Death of Stalin by David King. Save 37 Off!. $31.50. Publication: September 1, 2009. 352 pages. Publisher: Abrams (September 1, 2009)

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from Getty Images

WWII: 75 Years Since Britain, Australia, New Zealand And France Declare War On Germany

Patriotic Propaganda Poster In London On September 1939 (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)

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Evacuating wartime London, gas masks and newspaper headlines

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On this day 13th September, 1940 Buckingham Palace was bombed during the Blitz, on 16 separate occasions bombs were dropped on the palace, nine of which were direct hits ( Photo:Bomb damage outside Buckingham Palace, September 1940)

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from Mail Online

Michael Aspel among two thousand WW2 children evacuees reunited 70 years later

Two thousand WWII children evacuees reunite 70 years later - Families were split up as three million children were given their rations and sent on trains out of the cities and, hopefully, to safety as the Second World War began. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1210474/Two-thousand-WW2-children-evacuees-reunite-70-years-later

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Britain declared war on Nazi Germany on 3 September 1939. You can read the newspaper headlines from that day at The British Newspaper Archive.

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Second World War: evacuating London

Boy evacuees with gas masks; Second World War: evacuating London

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from Mail Online

PETER HITCHENS: If we hadn't fought World War 2, would we still have a British Empire?

A paper boy breaks the news of the start of WWII on September 3, 1939.

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The "Asphalt Soldiers" of Nuremberg rallying in September 1938.

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World War Two Home Front. A woman delivery boxes full of fish to traders in Billingsgate market, London September 1943

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