Poland marks 70th anniversary of WWII beginning (AP)




 
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Poland marks 70th anniversary of WWII beginning     (AP)
 
September 1st, 2009  
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Topic: Poland marks 70th anniversary of WWII beginning (AP)


Poland marks 70th anniversary of WWII beginning     (AP)
AP - Officials from across Europe and the U.S. gathered in northern Poland on Tuesday to mark the outbreak of World War II 70 years ago, bringing together former foes to honor the tens of millions killed in the conflict.




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September 1st, 2009  
rattler
 
 
what a bunch of hypocrites, make me want to ...

- Mr. Obama: not present (has to play golf), but "We celebrate together the determination of the people of Poland to fight authoritarianism and to choose democracy and freedom," Obama said in the message to Poland ...(I think this will seen as his first serious foreing policies slip in tomorrows papers)...

- Mr. Putin (who´s Motherland invaded Poland from the other side SEP 14, ´39, after pacting with the Nazis): "Today is a special day ... the day of the beginning of the second world war during which Russians and Poles together were fighting against one enemy, the Nazis," Putin said. ...

- Angela Merkel, German Chancellor voices out of respect to the revisionists votes (who still today believe Germany was acting in self-defense): "Germany triggered the Second World War," she said. (we *started* it, can you not say so without cringing? 70 yrs later?)

- Donald Tusk, Poland´s Prime Minister: "We meet here to remember who started the war, who the culprit was, who the executioner in the war was, and who was the victim of this aggression," Tusk said. No: It is firstly about remembering the 55 Million lives it cost...

... and so on...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NMinbAO3oSc

Rattler