Lest We Forget – World War II in Europe Started with Germany’s Invasion of Poland

While France and Great Britain wouldn’t declare war on Germany until September 3, 1939, the German invasion of Poland on September 1st was the last straw for Britain and France. It didn’t help that neither country did a lot to avert this turn of events and both did a lot to guarantee a war was going to happen.

While this was the start of the European portion of World War II, the Asian portion had been going for many years already, starting with Japan’s attack of Manchuria in September 1931, followed by their invasion of China proper in July 1937.

 

 

About ICT Genealogist

Originally from Gulfport, Mississippi. Live in Wichita, Kansas now. Let's collaborateDealspotr.com
This entry was posted in History, Military History, World War II and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.