How many people remember where they were when the most destructive war in history began on the 1st of September 1939? Sixty million people were killed in the second world war. How many people remember where they were when the most destructive war in history began? I remember. I should remember. I started it. Some Crimes You Never Stop Paying For 11.15am 3rd of September 1939, BBC Radio. This is London. You will now hear a statement by the Prime Minister. "This morning the British ambassador in Berlin handed the German government a final note, stating that unless we heard from them, by 11 o'clock, that they were prepared, at once, to withdraw their troops from Poland, a state of war would exist between us. I have to tell you now, that no such undertaking has been received and that consequently this country is at war with Germany." "Robert L. Parker is a great creation. ...