01 Sep 39: Germany invades Poland. For most European countries, this day marks the beginning of World War II. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=0901&s=390901 #WWII

01 Sep 39: Germany invades Poland. For most European countries, this day marks the beginning of World War II. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=0901&s=390901 #WWII

Sept 1st, 1939—Invasion of Poland: Hitler invades Poland using new strategy called Blitzkrieg. This swift, surprise attack leads to the fall of Poland in one short month.

Sept 1st, 1939—Invasion of Poland: Hitler invades Poland using new strategy called Blitzkrieg. This swift, surprise attack leads to the fall of Poland in one short month.

Adolf Hitler persuaded many Germans with his speeches. His great speaking ability, influenced the minds of many people to follow his evil ways.

Adolf Hitler persuaded many Germans with his speeches. His great speaking ability, influenced the minds of many people to follow his evil ways.

After Germany invades Poland in September, 1939, German soldiers enjoyed the public humiliation of Polish Jews. One Jew is forced to cut the beard of another under German supervision as the local population of Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Poland watches.

After Germany invades Poland in September, 1939, German soldiers enjoyed the public humiliation of Polish Jews. One Jew is forced to cut the beard of another under German supervision as the local population of Tomaszow Mazowiecki, Poland watches.

World War 2  This war fought in Europe, North Africa and Asia started in 1939 with the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany and ended in 1945 with the dropping of two atomic bombs on Japan. It was the largest armed conflict in history.

World War 2 This war fought in Europe, North Africa and Asia started in 1939 with the invasion of Poland by Nazi Germany and ended in 1945 with the dropping of two atomic bombs on Japan. It was the largest armed conflict in history.

Menachem Shimoni, (formerly Emil Neumann) was born in Poland in 1927 to Orthodox Jewish parents. During his childhood, the family moved to Budapest. In 1944, after the German invasion, the family boarded the “Kastner train” that took them to Bergen-Belsen. While there, Menachem made a calendar from memory, for the Jewish year 5705 (1944-45). It included all festivals, special days, and the weekly Torah portion. It served many religious prisoners in the camp, who tried to remain observant.

Menachem Shimoni, (formerly Emil Neumann) was born in Poland in 1927 to Orthodox Jewish parents. During his childhood, the family moved to Budapest. In 1944, after the German invasion, the family boarded the “Kastner train” that took them to Bergen-Belsen. While there, Menachem made a calendar from memory, for the Jewish year 5705 (1944-45). It included all festivals, special days, and the weekly Torah portion. It served many religious prisoners in the camp, who tried to remain observant.

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