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September 1st 1939, A day to remember


LAGirl 9 | 496  
30 Aug 2008 /  #1
Everyone on September 1st take one minute out of your time for silence and remember thoses who lost their liv es during WW2 and those who fought for Poland.
Seanus 15 | 19,706  
30 Aug 2008 /  #2
Here here!! Well, they fought for the defeat of Nazi Germany, more than for Poland tho.

Subsequent events bore that out.

Anyway, nice sentiment
McCoy 27 | 1,269  
30 Aug 2008 /  #3
Everyone on September 1st take one minute out of your time for silence and remember thoses who lost their liv es during WW2 and those who fought for Poland.

always do. thank you LAG

Well, they fought for the defeat of Nazi Germany, more than for Poland tho.

inscription at the foot of the polish cemetery at Monte cassino :

"Passerby, tell Poland that we fell faithfully in her service. For our freedom and yours, we Polish soldiers gave our souls to God, our bodies to the soil of Italy, and our hearts to Poland."

"Przechodniu powiedz Polsce, żeśmy polegli wierni w jej służbie. Za naszą i waszą wolność my żołnierze polscy oddaliśmy Bogu ducha, ciało ziemi włoskiej, a serca Polsce".
Babinich 1 | 455  
30 Aug 2008 /  #4
inscription at the foot of the polish cemetery at Monte cassino :

Beautiful; thank you very much for sharing this heartfelt inscription.
OP LAGirl 9 | 496  
31 Aug 2008 /  #5
Thanks McCoy thats a really good thought.
McCoy 27 | 1,269  
1 Sep 2008 /  #6
First months of war:

beautiful melody in the background:



some english guy about Westerplatte:


bohobabe - | 39  
1 Sep 2008 /  #7
September 11th coming up too, sad times
scottie1113 7 | 898  
1 Sep 2008 /  #8
I was at Westerplatte at 04.30 this morning for the ceremony. It began at 04.47, the time that the first shots were fired. After a short video about the battle the politicians began to give their speeches, beginning with the mayor of Gdansk, Donald Tusk, the Minister of Defense, some guy I don't remember, and finally a Cardinal from the church. Then followed a long procession of guests and dignitaries escorted by Polish soldiers and sailors who laid beautiful red and white wreaths at the base of the Westerplatte monument.

I'm American and with me were Monika, a Polish woman who had never been to Westerplatte before, and my Romanian friend Vlad. It's a day we'll never forget, nor should we ever forget this date.

Thanks for remembering.
polishgirltx  
1 Sep 2008 /  #9
scottie1113

thanks for sharing... i was there about 15 years ago...the sea was very calm and i saw everywhere some yellow flowers... as much i can remember... i'd be good to be there on a day like that...
OP LAGirl 9 | 496  
2 Sep 2008 /  #10
september can be some hard times with Poland and 911 good point.

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