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World War II

Battle of the Bzura

Saturday Sep 09, 1939
Kutno, Łódź Voivodeship, Poland

The Polish counter offensive to the west halted the German advance for several days, but it was outflanked and encircled by the Wehrmacht. The Battle of the Bzura fought between 9 and 19 September 1939, It began as a Polish counter-offensive, but ended with German victory, German forces took all of western Poland.