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In last week’s From the Archives, we heard how German troops marched into Prague on March 15 1939. The next day, Edvard Benes, who had resigned as Czechoslovakia’s president in the wake of the Munich Agreement, and was in exile in London, told Britain’s Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain that from now on, he would be leading the resistance against the German occupation. Five months later, war broke…

In last week’s From the Archives, we heard how German troops marched into Prague on March 15 1939. The next day, Edvard Benes, who had resigned as Czechoslovakia’s president in the wake of the Munich Agreement, and was in exile in London, told Britain’s Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain that from now on, he would be leading the resistance against the German occupation. Five months later, war broke…

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.

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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.

Hitler greets the British PM, Neville Chamberlain, in 1938. Chamberlain led the European chorus to appease Hitler by agreeing to his expansionist plans. The Munich Agreement served Hitler with Czechoslovakia on a silver platter. Chamberlain was naive enough to proclaim that the agreement had brought "peace in our time."

Hitler greets the British PM, Neville Chamberlain, in 1938. Chamberlain led the European chorus to appease Hitler by agreeing to his expansionist plans. The Munich Agreement served Hitler with Czechoslovakia on a silver platter. Chamberlain was naive enough to proclaim that the agreement had brought "peace in our time."

The Munich Agreement; signed by Chamberlain, Daladier, Mussolini and Hitler, which allowed Germany to annex the Sudetenland.

The Munich Agreement; signed by Chamberlain, Daladier, Mussolini and Hitler, which allowed Germany to annex the Sudetenland.

Sudeten German women welcome Adolf Hitler in 1938 following the Munich Agreement.

Sudeten German women welcome Adolf Hitler in 1938 following the Munich Agreement.

Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain arrives in London holding the Munich Agreement signed by Germany, France, Great Britain, and Italy in Munich.

Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain arrives in London holding the Munich Agreement signed by Germany, France, Great Britain, and Italy in Munich.

Neville Chamberlain and Adolf Hitler’s Joint Resolution "Never to Go to War with One Another Again" (September 30, 1938). Hitler's aggressive foreign policy had always been accompanied by declarations of his peaceful intentions. Of course, evil Hitler was lying and fooled the PM, who resigned soon afterwards.

Neville Chamberlain and Adolf Hitler’s Joint Resolution "Never to Go to War with One Another Again" (September 30, 1938). Hitler's aggressive foreign policy had always been accompanied by declarations of his peaceful intentions. Of course, evil Hitler was lying and fooled the PM, who resigned soon afterwards.

From left to right (front): Chamberlain, Daladier, Hitler, Mussolini, and Ciano pictured before signing the Munich Agreement.

From left to right (front): Chamberlain, Daladier, Hitler, Mussolini, and Ciano pictured before signing the Munich Agreement.

Neville Chamberlain,Edouard Daladier, Adolf Hitler and Mussolini during their meeting for the Munich Agreement. 1938 (© Image © AP/Press Association Images)

Neville Chamberlain,Edouard Daladier, Adolf Hitler and Mussolini during their meeting for the Munich Agreement. 1938 (© Image © AP/Press Association Images)

Princeton Physicist Schools Bill Nye: Paris Climate Agreement is Like 1938 Munich Agreement -- It's 'Appeasement'

Princeton Physicist Schools Bill Nye: Paris Climate Agreement is Like 1938 Munich Agreement -- It's 'Appeasement'

Marina Amaral - Photo Colorization 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. | If you want to commission me: http://www.marinamaral.com/contact-2/

Marina Amaral - Photo Colorization 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. | If you want to commission me: http://www.marinamaral.com/contact-2/

Sirius Real Estate a leading operator of branded business parks providing conventional space and flexible workspace in Germany is pleased to announce the completion of the sale of its Rupert Mayer Strasse business park in Munich for 85m to Munich based Fiduciary Capital and the agreement to lease back and manage the asset for six years.

Sirius Real Estate a leading operator of branded business parks providing conventional space and flexible workspace in Germany is pleased to announce the completion of the sale of its Rupert Mayer Strasse business park in Munich for 85m to Munich based Fiduciary Capital and the agreement to lease back and manage the asset for six years.

Fascists on parade! Mussolini and Hitler arriving at Munich, Germany for the Munich Conference, 28 Sep 1938

[Photo] Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini at München, Germany for the Munich Conference, 29 Sep 1938, photo 3 of 9

Fascists on parade! Mussolini and Hitler arriving at Munich, Germany for the Munich Conference, 28 Sep 1938