Occupation of Czechoslovakian territories by the German Wehrmacht after the Munich Agreement on 30 September 1938. The National Socialist propaganda text on 2 October 1938: 'The invasion of the German troops in Sudetenland. The youth of Hainspach held on tirelessly; over and over they welcomed the German soldiers with enthusiastic cheers.' Photo: Berliner Verlag/Archiv
From left: Neville Chamberlain, French Prime Minister Edouard Daladier, Adolf Hitler, Italian dictator Benito Mussolini and Italian foreign minister Count Ciano. The Czechs played no part in the discussions. The Agreement was signed at 2.00am on 30 September. Its terms allowed Hitler’s forces to move into the Sudetenland the following day.
Occupation of Czechoslovakian territories by the German Wehrmacht after the Munich Agreement on 30 September 1938. The National Socialist propaganda text on 8 October 1938: 'The invation of the German troops in segment V. Cheering women and girls in liberated Broumov.' Photo: Berliner Verlag/Archiv
British Premier Sir Neville Chamberlain, on his return from talks with Hitler in Germany, at Heston airfield, London, England, on September 24, 1938. Chamberlain brought with him a terms of the plan later to be called the Munich Agreement, which, in an act of appeasment, allowed Germany to annex Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland.