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GEHFileBot
09-05-2005, 05:28 PM
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile1521/Where-WW-II-begins---Westerplatte.htm>Where WW II begins - Westerplatte</a></b><br><br>Westerplatte is where World War II broke out on 1 September 1939 4:47 am, situated at the entrance to the harbour of Gdańsk (Danzig). The Polish garrison held out against the attack for seven days before surrendering to the Nazi German forces, and the site is now a memorial to the defenders, including a small museum, some of the ruins left from the shelling and a massive monument that towers above the area.<br><br><img src=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/images/new/585482ww2.jpg>

mrock
09-05-2005, 05:41 PM
Author didn't said that there was 182 polish soldiers vs. 2400 german soldiers.

Greetings from Gdansk, Poland. :)