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Why did Chamberlin sign the Munich Agreement on 30 September 1938?

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Introduction

Why did Chamberlin sign the Munich Agreement on 30 September 1938? In this essay I am going to explain why Chamberlin signed the Munich agreement. On 30th September 1938 Neville Chamberlin, the British Prime Minister landed in London having returned from the Munich conference. At the airport he held up a piece of paper which he and Adolf Hitler had signed. He said that it was 'peace in our time'. ...read more.

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If Great Britain went to war then they would not win as they had a less Army and RAF soldiers than Navy soldiers. With a weak Army and RAF Britain was not ready for war. To stop war from happening Chamberlin signed the Munich Agreement. Czechoslovakia was a new state which had been created in 1919. It was made from different ethnic groups. It had the Sudetenland where 3 million people living there spoke German. ...read more.

Conclusion

Some countries felt that Germany had been badly treated at the Versailles. The Italian dictator Mussolini and Hitler signed the Axis agreement to assist each other in 1936. They both gave support to General Franco who led the fascists in Spain. Britain was not willing to go to war seeing has the have a weak army and air force and due to this Chamberlin signed the Munich Agreement. These where the main reasons in why Neville Chamberlin signed the Munich Agreement on 30th September 1938. ...read more.

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