01 Sep 39: Germany invades Poland. For most European countries, this day marks the beginning of World War II. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=0901&s=390901 #WWII

01 Sep 39: Germany invades Poland. For most European countries, this day marks the beginning of World War II. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=0901&s=390901 #WWII

A Young Jewish girl with her hand obscuring her face sits outside in Deblin-Irena • Poland Ww2

A Young Jewish girl with her hand obscuring her face sits outside in Deblin-Irena • Poland Ww2

Polish nurse caught by the Germans during the invasion of Poland, Sept 1939.

Polish nurse caught by the Germans during the invasion of Poland, Sept 1939.

Map of the Holocaust in Poland during the Second World War (1939-1945) at the time of German occupation of Poland. This map shows all German Nazi extermination camps (or death camps), prominent concentration, labor and prison camps, major prewar Polish cities with ghettos set up by Nazi Germany, major deportation routes and major massacre sites.

Map of the Holocaust in Poland during the Second World War (1939-1945) at the time of German occupation of Poland. This map shows all German Nazi extermination camps (or death camps), prominent concentration, labor and prison camps, major prewar Polish cities with ghettos set up by Nazi Germany, major deportation routes and major massacre sites.

Ww2 • Polish Soldier carrying a dead body of a very young volunteer soldier who fell while fighting in the Warsaw Uprising. 1944 Warsaw Poland

Ww2 • Polish Soldier carrying a dead body of a very young volunteer soldier who fell while fighting in the Warsaw Uprising. 1944 Warsaw Poland

A photographer of a Propaganda Company at work on a river boat crossing somewhere in Poland, 1941. He is using a Leica camera with one of the early telephoto lenses.

A photographer of a Propaganda Company at work on a river boat crossing somewhere in Poland, 1941. He is using a Leica camera with one of the early telephoto lenses.

Katowice, Poland, A German soldier supervising the collection of Jewish dead bodies.

Katowice, Poland, A German soldier supervising the collection of Jewish dead bodies.

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