Events for Wednesday 6th October 2021
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
(Hardback - 256 pages)
by David G Williamson
‘Williamson’s detailed analysis of the invasion of Poland and its subsequent partition, demonstrates meticulous research and ability to present the reader with a refreshing account that challenges many previously held opinions and misconceptions about the 1939 campaign.’ - Julian Hoseason, polandinexile.com
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