September 2007
Military History;Sep2007, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p11
A calendar of significant military-related events which happened in the month of September is presented. World War II began on September 1, 1939 as Adolf Hitler's blitzkrieg invaded Poland. The Japanese government formally surrenders aboard USS Missouri on September 2, 1945. On September 3, 1783, the U.S. and Great Britain signed the Treaty of Paris ending the Revolutionary War.


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