1st September
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1939 Germany Invades Poland, World War Two Begins

Just before dawn on this day, Germany sends 5 divisions with 1.5 million troops over the boarder into Poland without a formal declaration of war. The Nazi's then proceeded to bomb Warsaw, the capital, and other cities.

Both Great Britain and France have mobilized their forces against Germany.

Later in the day the British Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain, gave an ultimatum to Germany to withdraw their troops from Poland or war will be declared.

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