WHAT'S INSIDE: WORLD WAR II

World War II was a dark period in the history of the world. This section covers topics about some of the many people and events that took place during the course of World War II.
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Weygand, Maxime (1867-1965), a French army officer. General Weygand became commander in chief in France just before the fall of France to Germany in 1940.

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Outbreak of World War II

War Begins. In the early hours of Friday, September 1, 1939, the German armies stormed across the Polish frontierwithout a declaration of war.

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