Polish forces launch counterattacks against German invasion forces during World War II.
Warsaw Poland Date:1939, September Duration:5 min 0 sec Sound:Yes
German motorcyclists,trucks,cavalry and infantry on the move as Polish refugees move to the rear near Warsaw, Poland, in World War 2 . Animated map shows tightening of German forces around Polish defenders, early in September, 1939, in World War 2. It shows Polish counterattacks at the Bzura River (German: Kutno) by combined Polish Armies, Poznan and Pomorze, toward Stryków (9-12 September) and toward Lowicz (13-15 September). The German forces then completely encircle by closing them off on the East.The map shows many arrows indicating strong effort by the Poles to breakout to the East,to Warsaw, without success. Scene shifts to many German He-111 bombers taking off. Aerial view shows the bombers taking off simultaneously across a broad dirt field, leaving dust trails behind them. A formation of 18 He-111s is seen in flight. Then a formation of Do-17s is seen followed by more He-111s. Closeups of He-111s.Views of ground from the nose greenhouse. Brief glimpses of targets burning on ground.Bombs dropping from He-111s. More burning targets on the ground.
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