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TIL that the poem "The Road Not Taken" is actually just an inside joke between author Robert Frost and a friend about his friend always regretting not taking a different path than the one he chose to take on their frequent walks together.

German Troops Dismantling a Polish Border Post on September 1, 1939

World War II Began 70 Years Ago Today

On this day 76 years ago. The German army pushed the Polish boarder aside and invaded. Leading to the European start of World War 2

This is most likely the first photo of a KIA in World War II. This German soldier was killed on the first day of the German invasion of Poland, September 1, 1939, precisely at Hill 179, near Chojnice.

this is most likely the first photo KIA in World War II! this poor German soldier was killed on the first day of the German invasion of Poland, September precisely at Hill 179 near Chojnice

The Baltimore News, September 1, 1939: Hitler Opens War, Bombs Polish Cities

The Baltimore News, September 1, 1939: Hitler Opens War, Bombs Polish Cities

‘I’ll love you, dear, I’ll love you    Till China and Africa meet, And the river jumps over the mountain    And the salmon sing in the street,  As I walked out one evening-- W.H. Auden, 1907-1973

Funeral Blues by W H Auden Poem read for Garreth by Matthew in Four weddings and funeral.

Communiquè Number 1 - September 1, 1939

Communiquè Number 1 - September 1, 1939

When the Germans invaded Poland on September 1, 1939, Thomas Toivi Blatt was…

From the Ashes of Sobibor: A Story of Survival (Jewish Lives) by Thomas Toivi Blatt

Awesome Color Footage: from Poland, September 1, 1939 to Nagasaki, August 9, 1945

Awesome Color Footage: from Poland, September 1939 to Nagasaki, August 1945

Report of the International Committee of the Red Cross on its activities during the second world war (September 1, 1939 - June 30, 1947), Volumes 1 - 3...

Report of the International Committee of the Red Cross on its activities during the second world war (September 1, 1939 - June 30, 1947), Volumes 1 - 3 (complete) : International Committee of the Red Cross : Free Download & Streaming

Report of the International Committee of the Red Cross on its activities during the second world war (September 1939 - June Volumes 1 -

Two days after Germany signed the non-aggression pact with the USSR, Great Britain entered into a military alliance with Poland, on August 25, 1939. This photo shows the scene one week later, on September 1, 1939, one of the first military operations of Germany's invasion of Poland, and the beginning of World War II. Here, the German battleship Schleswig-Holstein is bombing a Polish military transit depot at Westerplatte in the Free City of Danzig. Simultaneously, the German Air Force…

September one of the first military operations of Germany's invasion of Poland, and the beginning of World War II. Here, the German battleship Schleswig-Holstein is bombing a Polish military transit depot at Westerplatte in the Free City of Danzig

World War II

"The world must know what happened, and never forget." - General Dwight D.

The CVSM is granted to persons of any rank in the Naval, Military or Air Forces of Canada who voluntarily served on Active Service and honourably completed eighteen months total voluntary service from 3 September 1939 to 1 March 1947. On one side it has seven marching figures,

The CVSM is granted to persons of any rank in the Naval, Military or Air Forces of Canada who voluntarily served on Active Service and honourably completed eighteen months total voluntary service from 3 September 1939 to 1 March 1947. On one side it has seven marching figures,

Rockefeller Center New York City September 1, 1933

RCA Building, Rockefeller Center, general view from old Union Club. New York City, 1933 September 1

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