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The German Invasion of Poland with Roger Moorhouse

The German invasion of Poland in September 1939 is often seen as a contest between the might of Hitler's war machine and an antiquated Polish military. But this perception of a modern, German force sweeping aside a fragile, backward enemy is far from the truth. Dan sat down with Roger Moorhouse to talk about the start of World War Two from the often-overlooked Polish perspective, sorting the fact from the fiction about Germany's infamous invasion. They discuss the longstanding desires of both Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union to eradicate the nation, the German use of 'fakenews' to paint Poland as unprovoked aggressors and, of course, how the invasion of Poland in September 1939 sparked World War Two.

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