What was the Saar Offensive (1939)?

Introduction The Saar Offensive was a French ground invasion of Saarland, Germany, during the early stages of World War II, from 07 to 16 September 1939. The plans called for roughly 40 divisions, including one armoured division, three mechanised divisions, 78 artillery regiments and 40 tank battalions to assist Poland, which was then under invasion,… Read More

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What was World War II (1939-1945)?

Introduction World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945. It involved the vast majority of the world’s countries – including all the great powers – forming two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. In a state of total… Read More