Britain in 1939?

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In 1939, the United Kingdom declared war on Nazi Germany at the beginning of World War II. Another notable British event in 1939 was the death of Queen Victoria's daughter, Princess Louise, Duchess of Argyll.

Was there a colloquial meaning to the phrase year of grace in Britain in 1939?

This question sounded important, so I took extra time and skill to answer it. (vrom M.A. in English Studies, 20 yrs teaching English studies). The Oxford English Dictionary (

Should Britain have gone to war in 1939?

Morally Britain had to because she had an alliance with Poland when Germany invaded. Strategically, just thinking about self-interest ....hmmm. Who can say?

What happened during World War 2 in Britain in 1939?

On 1st September 1939, German troops invaded Poland. Britain and France issued a joint declaration that unless Germany withdrew from Poland, they would declare war on Germany.

What was the US respone for the war against Germany and Britain in 1939?

President Roosevelt felt that the US should aid the allies in the war against Germany, claiming that the war was like a "neighbors home on fire" if the "neighbor" wasn't helpe
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Who did Britain and frace invade in 1939?

Neither Britain nor France invaded any counties in 1939. It was Germany that invaded Poland, starting the Second World War with that.