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Munich and appeasement
This Revision Bite will help you understand the Munich Crisis and the reasons why Neville Chamberlain acted the way he did, in 1938. Recalled knowledge of this topic is required at General and Credit levels.
Five countries were involved in the Munich Crisis of September 1938
Neville Chamberlain, the British Prime Minister flew to meet Hitler at Berchtesgaden and agreed to his demand that the Sudeten Germans should be allowed to decide which country they should belong to.
Chamberlain persuaded the French government to agree to the deal.
The British government told the Czech government that it would have to accept the deal.
Chamberlain returned to Germany to tell Hitler that the Sudeten Germans could decide. Hitler told him that he had changed his mind.
Chamberlain returned to London convinced that war was about to break out.
Chamberlain met Hitler, Daladier and Mussolini at Munich and signed the Munich Agreement and the Anglo-German Naval Agreement.
Chamberlain returned to Britain to be greeted as a hero. He said, "It is peace in our time."
The French Prime Minister, Edouard Daladier met Chamberlain in London and agreed to let the Sudeten Germans decide which country they should belong to.
Daladier met Chamberlain, Hitler and Mussolini at Munich and signed the Munich Agreement.
Mussolini suggested a four power conference to decide what was going to happen to the Sudetenland.
Mussolini met Chamberlain, Hitler and Daladier at Munich and signed the Munich Agreement.
Hitler demanded that the Sudeten Germans should be allowed to decide which country they should belong to. The Sudetenland was the German speaking part of Czechoslovakia.
Hitler met Neville Chamberlain, the British Prime Minister at Berchtesgaden and insisted that the Sudeten Germans should be allowed to decide whether they wanted to become part of Germany.
Hitler met Chamberlain at Bad Godesberg and said that the Sudetenland should be handed over to Germany immediately.
Hitler met Chamberlain, Daladier and Mussolini at Munich and signed the Munich Agreement. The Sudetenland was to be handed over to Germany immediately. Hitler also signed the agreement with Britain which said that the two countries would not go to war again.
The Czech government was told it would have to allow the Sudeten Germans to decide which country they wanted to belong to.
The Czech government ordered the Czech army to prepare for war with Germany.
The Czech government was told it would have to accept the Munich Agreement.
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