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On September 1st, 1939, Hitler's Army crossed into Poland to mark the start of World War 2. The event forced the British, French and others into war. Hitler's forces used fast-moving tactics to put the hapless Allies on the defensive. The rest of the world now awaited the fallout from the events engulfing Mainland Europe - a fallout soon destined to overtake the globe.

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