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August 30, 1939

(German Troops heading to the Polish frontier - waiting to see who blinks first) As the precautions continue via radio broadcasts from Warsaw, Berl
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(German Troops heading to the Polish frontier - waiting to see who blinks first)

As the precautions continue via radio broadcasts from Warsaw, Berlin and Rome, the crisis is at a point where the start of shooting is a matter of hours or minutes, no longer days, away.

Radio Warsaw newsreader: “The following official communiqué has been issued today – several months ago Germany started an aggressive policy against Poland. The anti-Polish press campaign with threatening features against the leading statesmen in Germany, the systematic provocations of frontier incidents, and finally the growing concentration of armed forces mobilized at the Polish frontier. All that constitutes an obvious truth of Germany aggressive policies”.

The propaganda war had no intention of letting up though.

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