The trams and buses in Poznan are sporting flags this weekend, but it’s because on this date, 74 years ago, Nazi Germany’s invasion of Poland began. The first attack was on a military depot on the Westerplatte peninsula of Gdansk harbor.
|the ruins and a couple of old fighter pilots|
|telling the story|
We were in Gdansk last summer and visited Westerplatte, saw the ruins, monuments, read about the invasion and what followed. There were less than 200 troops stationed at this quiet outpost. Those brave souls held out for seven days.