The Forgotten Offensive of the Second World War

How the Allies may have been close to defeating Hitler in the first week of the War

Jack Codini
May 22 · 6 min read
French tankers in September 1939 preparing for war against Germany

The Invasion of Germany in the Second World War.


The first offensive into Nazi Germany

German-SS soldiers resting in a ditch alongside a road during the invasion of Poland in 1939
German-SS soldiers resting in a ditch alongside a road during the invasion of Poland in 1939
German-SS soldiers resting in a ditch alongside a road during the invasion of Poland in 1939
French soldiers in occupied German village during the Saar offensive

Opportunity lost


The what-if

Alfred Jodl
Hiter in Paris in 1940
Hiter in Paris in 1940
Hiter in Paris in 1940

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Personal finance and history — I write about both, as this is what interests me.

History of Yesterday

From the times that the pyramids were raised to the end of the cold war in this publication you will find it all. This is a publication that has been created to tell the stories of forgotten battles and fortunes that have crafted the world that we live in today.

Jack Codini

Written by

Personal finance and history — I write about both, as this is what interests me.

History of Yesterday

From the times that the pyramids were raised to the end of the cold war in this publication you will find it all. This is a publication that has been created to tell the stories of forgotten battles and fortunes that have crafted the world that we live in today.

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