February 12, 2017
February 9, 2017
|1. German soldiers remove a frontier bar at the Sopot
(Zoppot) –Gdynia (Gdingen) road, |
close to Danzig (Gdańsk).
“The Polish cavalry attacked heroically;
In general the bravery and heroism of the Polish Army merits great respect.
But the higher command was not equal to the demands of the situation”
Generaloberst Gerd von Rundstedt
In the early hours of September the 1st , 1939 German troops crossed the Polish border. What was their plan and how their opponents hoped to confront them?