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1 Sep 1939

Germany
  • As the Free City of Danzig ceased to exist, Gauleiter Albert Forster's title of State President of the Free City of Danzig was abolished. He would soon be named the Gauleiter and Reichstatthalter of Danzig-West Prussia. ww2dbase [Albert Forster | Danzig-Westpreußen | CPC]
9 Oct 1943

Photo(s) dated 9 Oct 1943
8th Air Force B-17 bomber raiding Focke Wulf plants at Marienburg, Germany (now Malbork, Poland), Oct 9 1943
14 Jan 1945

Germany
2 Mar 1945

Germany
  • Colonel General Walter Weiß reported that his forces in the Danzig-Westpreußen region of Germany (occupied Danzig and Poland) were surrounded by Soviet troops. ww2dbase [East Pomeranian Offensive | Danzig-Westpreußen | CPC]

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis




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