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Why did the German invasion on Poland lead to a wider European war?

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July 03, 2005 7:41AM

The German invasion of Poland led to a wider European war due to

the fact that England and France had signed a mutual protection

agreement with Poland meaning that if Poland was attacked, England

and France would come to Poland's aid. When Poland was attacked

France and England did declare war on Germany but they did nothing

to help Poland. Also after the invasion of Poland Germany and the

U.S.S.R fought, which was always inevitable because of the invasion

of Poland which brought Germany's and Russia's broders

together.


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