Events for Friday 6th October 2017
On This Day in History
WWII: The last Polish army is defeated6th October 1939
Hitler's attack on Poland in 1939 was the first brutal act in six years of world war, and although the Polish army was defeated in Poland by early October, 1939, a government-in-exile, an armed forces, and an intelligence service were established outside of Poland. These organisations contributed to the Allied effort throughout the whole of World War II.
Further ReadingPoland Betrayed
(Paperback - 256 pages)
by David G Williamson
Hitler's attack on Poland in 1939 was the first brutal act in six years of world war, but the campaign is often overshadowed by the momentous struggle that followed across the rest of Europe. David Williamson, in this timely and thought-provoking study, reconstructs each stage of the battle in graphic… Read more...Only £19.99 at Pen & Sword Books.