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75 Years Ago Today

Article about: To mark the 75th anniversary of start of the most devastating conflict in world history, a brief article summarizing the events launched on September 1st 1939 containing comments of a surviv

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    There were many reasons that Germany and then the USSR invaded Poland at the start of WWII just as there are numerous reasons (and groups) behind the current crisis in the Ukraine with all of its protagonists using rhetoric surrounding WWII.

    Unresolved issues over previous wars, national or ethnic identity, ideological conflict, etc often leads to future wars.

    I collect, therefore I am.

    Nothing in science can explain how consciousness arose from matter.

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    Great pictures and stories,
    I have bumped this thread as we are to Visit Gdansk next April, any advice and tips where to visit would be great, we are staying some 50 yards away from Neptunes fountain, i have some some pictures of our hotel, one during occupation and one now, in the present picture it is the redish building.
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    "and when he gets to heaven,
    to saint peter he will tell:
    "Just another marine reporting, sir
    I've served my time in hell."

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    Looking for following WWII German items:
    - anything dealing with Allenstein (Olsztyn) and Wehrkreis I in East Prussia,
    - entrenching tool carrier (straight and folding),
    - forestry and hunting items,
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