Events for Saturday 1st September 2012
On This Day in History
Germany Invades Poland1st September 1939
The Invasion of Poland began at 4:40 am, with the German Luftwaffe attacking several targets in Poland. The Luftwaffe launches air attacks against Krakow, Lodz, and Warsaw. 2 Days later Neville Chamberlain announces that Britain is at War.
Further ReadingBlitzkrieg Unleashed
(Hardback - 320 pages)
by Richard Hargreaves
At dawn on Friday 1 September 1939 the Germans launched their land, sea and air assault on Poland. The World became aware of the awesome power of Hitler's Third Reich and the limitless and ruthless nature of his ambition.
The Blitzkrieg (Lightning War) attack, spearheaded by Panzers,… Read more...