Germany Invades Poland in 1939 - Documentary Footage

Hitler invades Poland in this captured German film footage. Watch as Nazi forces unleash their destructive attacks on Poland, taking over city after city. The invasion began in September 1939 and marked the beginning of World War II. Poland fell in less than 30 days and the city of Warsaw was left in ruins, as shown in this footage filmed by German forces. The bombardment destroyed much of the Warsaw Zoo, which is focused on in the movie The Zookeeper's Wife. Related Article: The Zookeeper's Wife: History vs. Hollywood

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