The Soviet Union had a non-aggression pact with Germany so they took over the eastern part of Poland, partly to keep an anti-communist government, as Germany was, as far from the Russian border as possible.
Germany invaded Poland.
Germany wanted Poland. Poland didn't want Germany to invade.Germany invaded and took Poland.
To be able to exterminate Jews, since Poland had by far the largest Jewish population in the areas under the Nazi rule.
Germany is west of Poland.
Germany and Poland did not divide any country. Instead, the Soviet Union and Germany divided Poland in WW2.
Germany, portion of the Netherlands, Poland, the Baltic states, and Norway shares a ~100 km border with Russia, which is then technically south of Scandinavia. Of these, only Germany and Poland are the one's that aren't "very far south", just as you could then say that the Canary islands are south of Iceland.. Yes, but 4 million kilometres south. But, yes, I'd say Germany and Poland.
Modern East Germany was Middle Germany in the past. During WWII all the borders of Poland moved westwards. So you can say that some parts of Poland were formally East Germany, but this is history. Modern East Germany and Poland are different things.
The eastern border of Germany is Poland and the Czech Republic. So, you could travel from Germany to Poland in a split second, if it weren't for the formality of crossing the border. (there are no formalities, both Germany and Poland are in Schengen area)
The distance from Bremen to Szczecin which is on the polish side of the Germany-Poland border is about 524 km and takes about 5 hours travelling at posted speeds.
These are the major concentration camps. There were hundreds but these were the largest and some were extermination camps. See attached links below too.Arbeitsdorf, Germany Auschwitz/Birkenau, Poland Belzec, Poland Bergen-Belsen, Germany Buchenwald, German Chelmno, Poland Dachau, Germany Dora-Mittelbau, Germany Flossenbürg, Germany Gross-Rosen, Poland Kaiserwald (Riga), Latvia Klooga, Estonia Majdanek, Poland Mauthausen, Austria Natzweiler-Struthof, France Neuengamme, Germany Plaszow, Poland Ravensbrück, Germany Sachsenhausen, Germany Sobibor, Poland Stutthof, Poland Theresienstadt, Czech Republic Treblinka, Poland Vaivara, Latvia Vught, The… Read More
It was Poland before Germany settled Germans there. It was returned to Poland after WW11. It is now Charbrow/Charbrowo Poland.
The Soviet Union (USSR) divided Poland with Germany.
Poland never declared war on Germany. Germany declared war on Poland and invaded it in 1939. The United Kingdom warned Germany to withdraw its troops from Poland but Germany gave no heed. This forced the United Kingdom and France to declare war against Germany and the Second World War had begun.
Auschwitz is in Poland .
The Soviet Union (Russia) and Germany invaded Poland; not Japan.
Germany used 'Blitzkreig' in attacking Poland.
Czech Republic is bordered on the north by Poland and Germany.
Germany and Russia split Poland between them, Germany invaded Poland from Danzig and went south, Russia lined up the border and attacked the whole front at once
Britain warned Germany that they would declare war on Germany if Germany attacked Poland. When Germany invaded Poland the British had no choice but to declare war.
Poland defeated Germany in world war one, and they were really mad.
Poland or Germany in 1298 Poland or Germany in 1298
Germany attacked Poland in September of 1939 and gained control in october of 1939
Poland does them with Germany & the Czech republic but Germany & the Czech republic also do them with Poland
Poland was the first country that Germany invaded in WW2.
What happened to Poland was not affected in the least bit by the British declaring war over the German invasion of Poland. Britain was too far away to help the Poles in any way whatsoever. Germany was between Poland and Britain. So what happened to Poland would have happened if the British had not declared war. The Russians invaded Poland from the east two weeks after Germany invaded Poland from the west. Hitler and Stalin… Read More
Poland is in Europe, to the east of Germany.
The whole point of the camps was to house undesirables, so better to ship these people off to the far corners of your land as to be out of the way. ___ The extermination camps were nearly all in Poland for the very simple reason that before the war Poland had by far the largest Jewish population.
In 1933, the Jewish population in Germany was 565,000 Jews. Far larger were the Jewish populations in Poland and the Soviet Union with 3.0 million and 2.5 million respectively.
Germany Is by France, Switzerland and Poland.
Poland. That's what caused the British to declare war on Germany in the first place. Poland Poland
Poland. Russia did not do anything about this because they had signed a "no-war" pact with Nazi Germany. Hitler easily overran Poland and gained control of the country in a matter of weeks. Russia, far from not doing anything about it, invaded Poland from the east & occupied part of it. Britain & France had said that Czechoslovakia was to be Hitlers final territorial aquisition in Europe.....
They said if Germany invaded Poland they would protect it [Poland]. however, Germany did invade Poland, so Britain and France declared war.
In March of 1939 Germany occupied the remainder of Czechoslovakia (after the Sudeten in 1938) and on September 1 Germany invaded Poland.
Yes, because Germany DID attack Poland on 1 September 1939.
he invaded a little radio station in Poland. he clamed that they were talking about taking over Germany. So France and England became involved. also his men pretended to be polish and said that Germany was attacking Poland so the the polish started attacking Germany and that is how Hitler caused world war 2. it was also because he was tring to get power and England and France were alied with Poland and so they… Read More
Germany during ww2, Sweden in 1655 In World War 2 Poland was invaded by Germany.
Germany launched its attack on Poland on 1 September 1939
Poland had no means to defend against Germany at that time, which started WW II.
England and France warned Germany that any invasion of Poland would result in war. When Germany attacked Poland France and England honored their treaty obligations with Poland and attacked Germany.
When Germany invaded Poland, Britain and France had an agreement with Poland to come to Poland's aid should the country ever be invaded. As Germany refused to withdraw from Poland, Britain and France declared war against Germany.
To the East of Germany is Poland.
Nazi Germany created the extermination camps on occupied Polish territory. (Germany had invaded Poland in September 1939).
On September 1939 Poland was invaded by Germany using planes, people and other various equipment. Britain then threatened Germany and announced that if Germany did not withdraw there troops from Poland, Britain would be at war with Germany. Adolf Hitler, Germany's leader refused and coincidentally Britain set war on Germany.
I think it was Poland. Somebody check me on that. Wait maybe Austria and then Poland. I checked on this. It was Poland, September 1, 1940. Russia who had a secret pact with Germany opened up a second front a week later. There is an excellent account of this on . Poland. Germany invaded Poland, which started World War 2 Poland
a lot of them escaped to Poland, ironic as a lot of them had escaped from Poland to Germany only years before.
As a result of the German invasion of Poland, Britain & France declare war on Germany.
Czechia (also known as the Czech Republic) borders both Germany and Poland.
Germany invaded France and Poland also it invaded Austria. World War 2 started because Germany said to England they wouldn't invade Poland but they did - so Poland is the easiest country to remember that was invaded!
The reason for the allies declaring war on Germany was that they had an agreement with Poland that said that if Germany attacked Poland then the allies would declare war on Germany.