Invasion of Poland (1st of SEPTEMBER 1939 TO 6TH OCTOBER 1939).

Blitzkrieg

  • What is a Blitzkrieg?
  • LIGHTNING WAR: fast and powerful armored attack
  • Poland army got encircled in a few weeks
"World War II Documentary about Lightning War Blitzkrieg Von Deutschland 二戰記憶之德國閃電戰." YouTube. N.p., 27 June 2015. Web. 23 Feb. 2017.

German-Soviet pact

  • Secret alliance between Soviet Union and Germany
  • Advantages of the pact for Germany
"The Nazi-Soviet Pact: The Peace Treaty That Led to War." SeanMunger.com. N.p., 21 Aug. 2013. Web. 23 Feb. 2017.

German invasion plan of Poland

  1. Soviet-German pact
  2. Mock attack on the German radio station
  3. Location of the first attack : Free city of Danzig
  4. Broadcast of fake polish programs
  5. Encircle Poland's army base
(www.dw.com), Deutsche Welle. "Remembering the Start of WWII | TOP STORIES | DW.COM | 01.09.2014." DW.COM. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Feb. 2017.

Modern technology

  • Armored vehicles le, ships and submarines
  • Communication equipments and usage
"WWII COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT." WWII COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Feb. 2017.

IMPORTANT DATES:

  • August 31st: Hitler prepares the invasion.
  • August 1st: 50 members of the Germans enter the north and south flood into Poland.
  • September 3rd: Britain declares war on Germany.
  • September 18th: Vilnius, falls to Soviet army.
"Germany at the Olympics." Wikipedia. Wikimedia Foundation, 23 Feb. 2017. Web. 23 Feb. 2017.

Army's Descriptions:

"German Soldiers WW2." WW2 Gravestone. N.p., 16 Oct. 2016. Web. 23 Feb. 2017.

German Army:

  • 60 divisions
  • 9,000 guns
  • 2,750 tanks
  • 2,315 aircrafts
"Polish Armed Forces." WW2 Weapons. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Feb. 2017.

Polish Army:

https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/1/12/Flag_of_Poland.svg
  • 39 divissions
  • 4,300 guns
  • 880 tanks
  • 400 aircrafts
"Jewish Star." Cliparts. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Feb. 2017.

Polish Population: Jews, and civilians.

"Polish Armed Forces." WW2 Weapons. N.p., n.d. Web. 23 Feb. 2017

Work Cited:

"German-Soviet Pact." United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, n.d. Web. 22 Feb. 2017.

"Germany Prepares for Invasion of Poland." History.com. A&E Television Networks, n.d. Web. 22 Feb. 2017.

Radzilowski, John, and C. Peter Chen. "Invasion of Poland." WW2DB. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Feb. 2017.

Taylor, Alan. "World War II: The Invasion of Poland and the Winter War." The Atlantic. Atlantic Media Company, 26 June 2011. Web. 22 Feb. 2017.

"Timeline of the German Invasion of Poland (September 1st, 1939 - October 6th, 1939)." World War 2 Timelines - Covering Major Events, Quotes, War Posters and More. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Feb. 2017.

(www.dw.com), Deutsche Welle. "Remembering the Start of WWII | TOP STORIES | DW.COM | 01.09.2014." DW.COM. N.p., n.d. Web. 22 Feb. 2017.

Credits:

Mathieu Chateauvert and Victor Kury World War II Mrs. Cole

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