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Watch footage of Chamberlain and Hitler signing the Munich Agreement in 1938: http://www.britishpathe.com/video/munich-signing-mussolini-chamberlain-daladier

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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.

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from Mail Online

Artist brings 150 years of history to life in glorious colour

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

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Unseen photographs reveal the private life of Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler's office in Munich. In this building, in 1938, the infamous Munich Agreement was signed by British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, giving Germany a portion of Czechoslovakia

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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.

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Chamberlain Daladier Hitler Mussolini and Ciano pictured just before signing the Munich Agreement 29 September 1938

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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

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from WW2DB

[Photo] Prime Minister Chamberlain, Prime Minister Daladier, and Ambassador Francois-Poncet departing from Munich Conference after the agreement was reached, Germany, 29 Sep 1938

Prime Minister Chamberlain, Prime Minister Daladier, and Ambassador Francois-Poncet departing from Munich Conference after the agreement was reached, Germany, 29 Sep 1938

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