World War II
Neville Chamberlain on Signing the Munich Agreement

On September 30, 1938, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain arrived in Great Britain with a signed copy of The Munich Agreement. Dated September 29, The Munich Agreement allowed Germany to annex parts of Czechoslovakia that were predominately inhabited by German speakers, designating this territory “Sudetenland”. Czechoslovakia was not present at the negotiations. Speaking to a large crowd, Chamberlain declared that: “The settlement of the Czechoslovakian problem which has now been achieved is, in my view, only the prelude to a larger settlement in which all Europe may find peace”.

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