Great Strategic Turning Points in World War 2

War Declared by Great Britain and France

The deadliest war began with the Hitler’s invasion of Poland with a silent pact with the Soviets. In response to the Hitler’s foray, allies of Great Britain and France declared war on Germany in 1939.

WWIIturningPoints02.jpg

Hitler and other high German officers watch a long line of Nazi soldiers marching through the mud of Poland after Germany attacked Poland in the morning hours of September 1, 1939. (Photo by © CORBIS/Corbis via Getty Images)

The unanticipated action diverted the over-confident Hitler from his grand plan to occupy Poland and Russia.

ֲ© 2019 History by Day all rights reserved

Design and Code by elevate