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  2. Paul von Hindenburg - Wikipedia

    Posen, Kingdom of Prussia (now Poznań, Poland) Died: 2 August 1934 (aged 86) Neudeck, East Prussia, Nazi Germany (now Ogrodzieniec, Poland) Resting place: St. Elizabeth's Church, Marburg: Political party: Independent: Spouse

  3. East Prussia | German Province, WWII & Prussian Monarchy

    East Prussia, German Ostpreussen, former German province bounded, between World Wars I and II, north by the Baltic Sea, east by Lithuania, and south and west by Poland and the free city of Danzig (now Gdańsk, Poland). After World War II its territory was divided between the Soviet Union and Poland.

  4. Neudeck - Wikipedia

    Neudeck. Neudeck may refer to: the former estate of Paul von Hindenburg, today Ogrodzieniec, Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship, a village in northern Poland. the former estate of Guido Henckel von Donnersmarck (1830–1916), today Świerklaniec in Upper Silesia. Neudeck in the suburbs of Munich.

  5. Franz von Papen - Wikipedia

    Franz Joseph Hermann Michael Maria von Papen, Erbsälzer zu Werl und Neuwerk ( German: [ˈfʁants fɔn ˈpaːpn̩] i; 29 October 1879 – 2 May 1969) was a German conservative politician, diplomat, Prussian nobleman and General Staff officer. He served as the chancellor of Germany in 1932, and then as the vice-chancellor under Adolf Hitler from ...

  6. Occupation of Poland (1939–1945) - Wikipedia

    Administration In September 1939, Poland was invaded and occupied by two powers: Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, acting in accordance with the Molotov–Ribbentrop Pact. [8] Germany acquired 48.4% of the former Polish territory. [9]

  7. Recovered Territories - Wikipedia

    Recovered Territories - Wikipedia Recovered Territories Map showing Poland's borders pre-1938 and post-1945. The Eastern Borderlands is in gray while the Recovered Territories are in pink.

  8. Invasion of Poland | Description & Facts | Britannica

    September 1, 1939 - October 5, 1939 Location: Poland Participants: Germany Context: World War II See all related content → Invasion of Poland, attack on Poland by Nazi Germany that marked the start of World War II. The invasion lasted from September 1 to October 5, 1939.

  9. Free State of Prussia - Wikipedia

    Present Działdowo area (from 1918) Klaipėda Region (1920–1939, from 1945) Warmia, Masuria within Recovered Territories (from 1945) Kaliningrad Oblast (from 1945) Berlin and Brandenburg (1947–1952, from 1990) Revolution of 1918–1919