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A tale of two cities: Danzig and Gdańsk

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    A tale of two cities: Danzig and Gdańsk

    Two propaganda photos taken just before the outbreak of war, one of the German city of Danzig the other the Polish city of Gdańsk.

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    dr. Goebbels proclaiming the German right to Danzig....

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    ... as Polish pilots proclaim the Polish right to Gdańsk


    Does anyone have any photos of Volksdeutsche welcoming the Germans into Polish cities in their collections... please post
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    Volksdeutsche welcoming the invading Germans into the city of Posen, to the Germans, or Poznan to the Poles. In the background is sign board for "Kantor" or private currency exchange. These still exist in Poznan and of course elsewhere in Poland. In 1939 these businesses were probably owned by Polish Jews.

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    I think you might find the "pilots" in the 2nd photograph, are in fact pre-war paratroopers.

    Cheers

    Gary J.

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    Yes, LOPP paratroopers.

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    Interesting pictures.

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    Gary can you tell us more about the LOPP paratroopers please? (perhaps in another thread)

    Thanks.

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    I think you might find the "pilots" in the 2nd photograph, are in fact pre-war paratroopers.

    Cheers

    Gary J.
    Thanks...good call, just shows you can't believe the newswires captions

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    Quote by dastier View Post
    Gary can you tell us more about the LOPP paratroopers please? (perhaps in another thread)

    Thanks.
    New thread

    Polish paratroops - LOPP

    Copy and paste info... no great knowledge on my part. Not sure if there is anything published in English... yet
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