Today in World War II History—September 8, 1939 & 1944
80 Years Ago—September 8, 1939: German troops reach Warsaw suburbs; Polish government evacuates to Lublin.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt declares a limited state of emergency and orders an increase in the armed forces.
75 Years Ago—Sept. 8, 1944: Soviet troops enter Bulgaria, which switched sides and declared war on Germany the day before.
First German V-2 rocket hits London.