The Final Step In The One-Sided Repudiation Of International Instruments – September 2, 1939
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After the initial shock of invasion came the scramble to take sides. Italy pledged alliance with Germany. France and Britain declared alliance with Poland. Portugal claimed neutrality. The sides were lining up. Meanwhile, the German Army had crossed into Poland and was taking prisoners.
This second day of hostilities in what first started off as The European War, eventually became World War 2, continued to fill the airwaves with reports, claims, counter-claims and accounts of the hostilities as they were unfolding in Poland.
The news and the reports and the urgency of the moment speak for themselves.
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