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When Germany attacked Poland on September 1, 1939, Britain and France felt they had to declare war on Germany two days later, thus starting World War II.

When Did World War II (WW2) Start?

“In Germany invaded Poland, setting into motion World War II. Here Hitler salutes his military troop during this Nazi occupation.

Nuremberg Rally, 1935. the annual rally of the Nazi Party in Germany, held from 1923 to 1938. was intended to symbolize the solidarity between the German people and the Nazi Party. This point was further emphasized by the yearly growing number of participants, which finally reached over half a million from all sections of the party, the army and the state. Each rally was given a programmatic title, which related to recent national events

Nuremberg Rally, the annual rally of the Nazi Party in Germany, held from 1923 to was intended to symbolize the solidarity between the German people and the Nazi Party.

October 1944  British soldiers admire the Caryatids on the Acropolis while sightseeing in Athens.  IMAGE: IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUMS (TR 2516)

Rarely seen photos record World War II in brilliant, immersive color

British soldiers admiring the Caryatids on the Acropolis while sight-seeing in Athens, October 1944 - part of an extraordinary collection of rare colour photographs of the Second World War that feature in the new book

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A French colonial prisoner in German captivity, Vichy France, Source: German Federal Archives

April 27, 1941: The German army enters the Greek capital, signaling the end of Greek resistance. All mainland Greece and all the Greek Aegean islands except Crete are under German occupation by May 11. In fending off the Axis invaders, the Greeks suffer the loss of 15,700 men. Greece will not be liberated until 1944, by British troops from the Mediterranean theater. (history.com) Photo:  Second World War. The marshal von Brauchitsch (1881-1948) and the Dr Wrede visiting the Acropolis of…

April The German army enters the Greek capital, signaling the end of Greek resistance. All mainland Greece and all the Greek Aegean islands except Crete are under German occupation by May.

A V-1 flying bomb lands in a street off Drury Lane, London, 1944

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A flying bomb lands in a street off Drury Lane, London 1944 [[MORE]] Tokyo_Yosomono: OK the picture was taken on Fleet st right about 62 Fleet St London, England

Dec 1944. The Greek fighters who have just finished a war with the Germans are now at war with the British troops in Athens and the right-wing security battalions all over Greece. Churchill used the British military to create  a confrontation between the new Greek government and the former resistance fighters.  https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/originals/09/eb/7f/09eb7fcccc5e498fc5c6e4c26eb549b9.jpg

Dec The Greek fighters who have just finished a war with the Germans are…

Nazi Flag over Stalingrad 1942

Autumn A German soldier hangs a Nazi flag from a building in downtown Stalingrad.

Πύλη της Αθηνάς Αρχηγέτιδος στην Αγορά, 1880

Πύλη της Αθηνάς Αρχηγέτιδος στην Αγορά, 1880

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