Gleiwitz Incident

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Event.png Gleiwitz Incident(False flag attack,  casus belli) Rdf-icon.png
Gleiwitz Incident.jpg
Date 31 August 1939
Blamed on Poland
Description The excuse for an invasion of Poland, starting World War II

The Gleiwitz Incident' was a false flag attack, planned by the Nazis' Operation Himmler. It was used as the cascus belli for WWII against Poland.

The Russian Red Army also carried out a false flag in 1939, the Shelling of Mainila, as a casus belli for the Winter War which was launched 4 days later.


Alfred Naujocks testified at the Nuremberg Trials about this.


The Official Culprit



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