Sirens sound to commemorate start of World War Two
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World War Two: Sirens sound to commemorate start of war

Events are being held in Poland to mark 80 years since the German invasion which began World War Two.

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier has asked for Poland's forgiveness for Nazi "tyranny".

The Polish prime minister and US vice-president also delivered speeches.

Poland suffered some of the worst losses of the conflict, with about six million of its citizens killed.

  • 01 Sep 2019
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