Tag: poland

Here are two photos from my short trip to Poland in 2008. If you want more info about Poland, or my fun stay there, and more pretty photos, you can read one of my stories that I posted earlier today! This is a post for Skywatch Friday.

In September 1939 Hitler invaded Poland. With thousands of tanks and planes, the invasion was short and victory was absolute. Two days later, Hitler’s steady advancement across European borders was finally curtailed by the Allied declaration of war. It would be the last, world-encompassing dying breath of an empire that once spanned a quarter of the world, an empire that had already sustained massive social and military erosion since the First World War. “I felt as if I were walking…