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War and despair. In the wake of the German invasion of Poland a young boy whose home has been wrecked by a bomb sits on the ruins. His facial expression tells a story without words. (Photo by Julien Bryan via Wikipedia).

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Sandomierz Town Hall Poland – a building raised shortly after the Lithuanian Invasion in 1349.Formerly Gothic, the town hall had a octagonal tower. The southern side (with the sundial), being the oldest was built at the turning point of the fourteenth and fifteenth-century.In the sixteenth century, the building was expanded, in the form of an extended rectangular structure, which was then top outed with an attic tripartite, constructed by Italian sculptor Jan Maria Padovano

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"Friends" soon to be bitter enemies: German and Soviet troops meet during the German-Soviet invasion of Poland in Sept 1939. Berlin and Moscow divided Poland among themselves. In less than two years after this photo was taken, the Wehrmacht rolled across the Soviet frontier.

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from The Atlantic

World War II: The Invasion of Poland and the Winter War

World War II: The Invasion of Poland and the Winter War. Several civilian prisoners of war, with arms raised, walk along a road during the German invasion of Poland in September of 1939. (LOC)

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Krzyżtopór is a 16th C castle in the village of Ujazd, Poland. It was destroyed both during the Swedish invasion in 1655 and by the Russians in 1770.

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from BuzzFeed

7 Polish Heroes The World Should Know Of On The 75th Anniversary Of WWII

The Enigma Breakers | 7 Polish Heroes The World Should Know Of On The 75th Anniversary Of WWII

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