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Czechoslovakia: The Munich Crisis, September 1938

Hitler determined on a Blitzkreig war against Czechoslovakia, to take the Sudetenland and make it
part of the greater Germany. The Sudeten Germans, led by Henlein and Frank, demanded
independence from Czechoslovakia. They were German speaking and could be added to the Reich

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Chamberlain agreed to let German troops enter the
Sudetenland on October 1st in a staged occupation,

29/09/1938 and in return Hitler promised in writing to make no
more claims. Chamberlain arrived back in Britain,
waving Hitler's written promise in the air claiming he
had achieved "peace in our time".



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