Poland’s Dismemberment and World War II

Posted September 2, 2019 1:02 am by John Paul Meenan, Editor

Poland’s Dismemberment and World War II

Before we leave today behind, we should mention that this September 1st marks the 80th anniversary of the German invasion of Poland in 1939, marking the anniversary of the beginning – insofar as such may be discerned – of the cataclysm we now know as World War II, a far greater hecatomb than the First, even if they were not all that much different in their span of time. Russia would also invade the beleaguered nation two weeks later, on September 17th, in accord with the Molotov-Ribbentrop pact between the Soviets and the Nazis, signed a few weeks previously on

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