Invasion of Poland

Germany's invasion of Poland marked the beginning of World War II. Here a Nazi unit is en route to Poland at the end of September, 1939. Handwritten on the side of the train car is, "We are going to Poland to thrash the Jews."
Photo credit: Meczenstwo Walka, Zaglada Zydów Polsce 1939-1945. Poland. No. 26.

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