WWII History

WWII Today in History. On these pages you will find of some of the most important events that shaped World War 2.

World War II Today: September 1 – Germany Invades Poland

1939 World War II Begins Three German Army Groups begin the invasion of Poland at 4:45am. Massive strikes by the Luftwaffe destroy vital communications and assembly areas, decimating the Polish air force on the ground. Panzer and motorised divisions make deep penetrations into the Polish defences, using tactics soon to be known as the Blitzkrieg. Officially, the first …

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