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Köslin 1945 - Koszalin 2009

Köslin 1945 - Koszalin 2009

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

Use Crayola® crayons, colored pencils, or markers to color the flag of Poland. Color the bottom stripe red.  The rest of the flag should be white.   Did you know?  Poland is located in central Europe, east of Germany. Poland’s constitution was ratified on May 3, 1791. Its Liberation Day from Nazi oppression was January 17, 1945. Poland measures slightly smaller than the state of New Mexico.

Use Crayola® crayons, colored pencils, or markers to color the flag of Poland. Color the bottom stripe red. The rest of the flag should be white. Did you know? Poland is located in central Europe, east of Germany. Poland’s constitution was ratified on May 3, 1791. Its Liberation Day from Nazi oppression was January 17, 1945. Poland measures slightly smaller than the state of New Mexico.

The territorial changes of Poland after World War II were very extensive. In 1945, following the Second World War, Poland's borders were redrawn following the decisions made at the Potsdam Conference of 1945 at the insistence of the Soviet Union. The eastern Polish territories, which the Soviet Union had occupied in 1939 (excluding the Białystok region) were permanently annexed, and most of their Polish inhabitants expelled. Today, these territories are part of Belarus, Ukraine, and…

The territorial changes of Poland after World War II were very extensive. In 1945, following the Second World War, Poland's borders were redrawn following the decisions made at the Potsdam Conference of 1945 at the insistence of the Soviet Union. The eastern Polish territories, which the Soviet Union had occupied in 1939 (excluding the Białystok region) were permanently annexed, and most of their Polish inhabitants expelled. Today, these territories are part of Belarus, Ukraine, and…

The last words of inmates at the death camp at Stutthof are carved into these walls.  Photo credit: Meczenstwo Walka, Zaglada Zydów Polsce 1939-1945. Poland. No. 312

The last words of inmates at the death camp at Stutthof are carved into these walls. Photo credit: Meczenstwo Walka, Zaglada Zydów Polsce 1939-1945. Poland. No. 312

Harassment - Harassment of a Jewish man. Photo credit: Meczenstwo Walka, Zaglada Zydów Polsce 1939-1945. Poland. No. 32

Harassment - Harassment of a Jewish man. Photo credit: Meczenstwo Walka, Zaglada Zydów Polsce 1939-1945. Poland. No. 32

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.

Soon after liberation, surviving children of the Auschwitz camp walk out of the children's barracks. Poland, after January 27, 1945.

Soon after liberation, surviving children of the Auschwitz camp walk out of the children's barracks. Poland, after January 27, 1945.

A young man in the Warsaw ghetto eats some food. Ration cards allowed ghetto residents only 300 calories of food daily, a small fraction needed for sustaining health. Photo credit: Meczenstwo Walka, Zaglada Zydów Polsce 1939-1945. Poland.

A young man in the Warsaw ghetto eats some food. Ration cards allowed ghetto residents only 300 calories of food daily, a small fraction needed for sustaining health. Photo credit: Meczenstwo Walka, Zaglada Zydów Polsce 1939-1945. Poland.

Auschwitz Birkenau <br /><small>German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945)</small>

Auschwitz Birkenau <br /><small>German Nazi Concentration and Extermination Camp (1940-1945)</small>

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