Saturday, November 7, 2009

70 Years Ago Today 7/11/39

London: An allied double agent named Paul Thummel passes details of the planned German invasion of Western Europe to the Czech government in exile.

Germany: The invasion of the west, planned for November 12th is postponed due to bad weather.

Poland: It is estimated that 5000 Jews have already been killed in random attacks during the month long old German occupation of Poland. On the 4th of November the Jews of Warsaw were ordered into a section of the city which would soon become the Warsaw Ghetto.

The Jews of Warsaw are forced into a Ghetto. Most will die of disease, starvation and murder over the next 5 years.

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