Battle of Westerplatte 1939

Battle of Westerplatte

The battle of Westerplatte. Westerplatte is one of the most iconic places related to the history of World War 2 in Poland. This small piece of land is squeezed between Wistula river and Gulf of Gdansk. Between 1926 and 1939 Westerplatte area was Polish enclave and Military Transit Depot manned by a Polish defene unit. […]

Stutthof concentration camp


Stutthof concentration camp Stutthof was the first German concentration camp set up outside German borders in WW2, in operation from 2 September 1939. The previous day hundreds innocent Polish civilians who lived in Free City of Danzig has been arrested by local police and Nazi paramilitary units. The 2nd September 1939 a group of 150 […]