German soldiers break the Polish border barrier between Danzig and Sopot

German soldiers


Invasion of sovereign Poland: Nazi Wehrmacht soldiers break a barrier on the German-Polish state border between Danzig (Gdańsk) and Sopot during Operation Fall Weiss (Wojna obronna 1939 roku). The beginning of the Second World War.

 

Sources of information about the photo:
1. Bundesarchiv Bild 183-51909-0003
2. www.academia.edu

 

 

Location: Poland
Date: September 1, 1939
Photo by Hans Sönnke

In : 1939

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