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I started a thread about Vice President Pence going in President Trump's stead to Poland. The President announced it on the 29th from the rose-garden of the White House. Hurricane Dorian changed everything, so today ~
.@VP & @SecondLady #ForTheRecord ❤️🇺🇸

@VP @SecondLady ❤️🇺🇸 80th anniversary of the outbreak of WWII 🇵🇱

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On this day in 1939 my country of birth invaded Poland, beginning World War II. Today I am in Peterborough with @ChefConsultant whose grandmother Maria was taken and placed on a train to Treblinka. We now fight for the rights of EU citizens at home in the UK. We remember. #80WW2
This is Damian’s beautiful grandmother: 2/
This is what my country of birth did to her: 3/
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23.08.1939: Rzesza Niemiecka i ZSRS zawarły pakt o nieagresji podpisany przez J. von Ribbentropa i W. Mołotowa.

Umowa zawierała tajny zapis o podziale terytoriów suwerennych państw 🇪🇪🇫🇮🇱🇹🇱🇻🇵🇱 i 🇷🇴

We wrześniu oba państwa napadły na 🇵🇱 rozpoczynając IIWŚ
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1939: 1 września Niemcy napadły na Polskę. Za symboliczny początek IIWŚ uznaje się ostrzał 🇵🇱 garnizonu na półwyspie Westerplatte przez pancernik Schleswig-Holstein.

17 września Armia Czerwona wkroczyła do 🇵🇱 realizując zapisy tajnego protokołu paktu Ribbentrop-Mołotow.

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1.09–6.10.1939: W ramach tzw. kampanii polskiej trwały walki obronne z agresorami – Rzeszą Niemiecką i ZSRS.

Największą bitwą kampanii była bitwa nad Bzurą, zaczepny manewr na tyłach wojsk niemieckich zmierzających niemal bez osłony na Warszawę.

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Aug23 1939: #GermanReich & #USSR entered into a non-aggression pact, signed by J. #Ribbentrop & V. #Molotov
The treaty had a secret protocol on the division of sovereign states of 🇪🇪 🇫🇮 🇱🇹 🇱🇻 🇵🇱 and 🇷🇴
In Sept1939 both states attacked 🇵🇱,starting #WWII.

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1939: On 1 Sept, Germany attacked Poland. The German battleship Schleswig-Holstein shelling a 🇵🇱 base on the Westerplatte peninsula fired the opening shots of WWII.

On 17 Sept, Red Army invaded 🇵🇱, as set out in the secret protocol of the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact.

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Sept1-Oct6 1939: During the Poland campaign, battles were fought against the aggressors, #GermanReich & #USSR.

The campaign's largest clash was Battle of the #Bzura, an offensive maneuver at the rear of the #German troops heading toward #Warsaw without almost any cover.

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