Why Appeasement? As the League of Nations crumbled, politicians turned to a new way to keep the peace - appeasement. This was the policy of giving Hitler what he wanted to stop him from going to war. It was based on the idea that what Hitler wanted was reasonable and, when his reasonable demands had been satisfied, he would stop.
Appeasement: British Premier Sir Neville Chamberlain is pictured here on his return from talks with Hitler in Germany, at Heston airfield, London, on September 24, 1938. Chamberlain brought with him a terms of the plan later to be called the Munich Agreement, which allowed Germany to annex Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland
The Sudetenland crisis, pic: 17th September 1938, After disturbances in the German-Sudeten districts many refugees, like these, crossed the border into Germany proper, The Sudetenland, the Czechoslovakia border regions, were ceded to Germany after the Munich agreement of 1938, but with German forces occupying the Sudetenland it was only a short time before all of the Czech state fell under Nazi rule.
Neville Chamberlain 18 March 1869 – 9 Nov 1940) was a British Conservative politician who served as Prime Minister of the UK from May 1937 to May 1940. He is best known for his appeasement foreign policy, & particularly for his signing of the Munich Agreement in 1938, conceding the Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia to Germany. After Hitler continued his aggression by invading Poland, Britain declared war on Germany on 3 Sept 1939