Amazing stuff for any WW II aficionado ! http://www.rtwwii.com/archive Here is how it begins... Hello and welcome to the offical Archive of the RealTime World War Two project. Please feel free to adjust the date settings to see a particular range, or ask the archivist for more information. Thu Aug 31 19:01:15 +0000 1939 SS troops dressed as Poles are attacking radio transmitter in Gleiwitz, to provide pretext for Germany to attack Poland. Thu Aug 31 19:05:39 +0000 1939 Karl Hornack, SS trooper, is broadcasting in Polish: "Attention! This is Gliwice. The broadcasting station is in Polish hands" Thu Aug 31 19:06:20 +0000 1939 Quick-thinking radio engineer called Nawroth has surreptitiously cut Hornack off before the rest of his propaganda can be broadcast. Thu Aug 31 19:12:33 +0000 1939 Franz Honiok, a German farmer, arrested yesterday, was drugged & dressed as a Polish partisan by the SS. They just shot him. Thu Aug 31 19:13:22 +0000 1939 Honiok- codenamed "Canned Meat"- was killed to add realism to Gleiwitz Incident. He is the first victim of the war. Fri Sep 01 03:45:47 +0000 1939 German battleship Schleswig Holstein, on "ceremonial" visit to Danzig, is firing on Polish Westerplatte Garrison at point-blank range.