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Today in History: World War II Begins

Tuesday, September 01, 2009

germaninvasion1939On September 1, 1939, World War II begins as Nazi Germany invades Poland.

French news account of events in English, which aired August 31:


German news account of events in English:

Adolph Hitler's address on the day:

Thanks to WNYC Archivist Andy Lanset

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