The British situation on June 4, 1940, was as bleak as it has ever been, before or since.
The year before, Germany and the Soviet Union had signed a non-aggression treaty, then invaded and divided up Poland. 1,435 more words
Today’s post is written by Dr. Greg Bradsher, Senior Archivist at the National Archives at College Park.
During early May 1940, British, French, Dutch, and Belgian forces were fighting to stem the German advances, which had begun May 10, into France, Belgium, and the Netherlands. 1,501 more words
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The POWs were denied food and medical treatment. The wounded were jeered at. To lower officer morale, the Nazis told British officers that they would lose their rank and be sent to the salt mines to work.
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My Dear Mother & Father
Received you letter this morning pleased to hear all are well. You can get the ring you suggested as you know more about them than I do. 238 more words