The Munich Agreement And The Anglo German Declaration

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For some European powers at the time, The Munich Agreement and the Anglo-German Declaration was considered to have achieved a peace that was thought to be unconceivable. Unfortunately, the great claims of Neville Chamberlain did not come true. These agreements only delayed the inevitable between the great European powers and allowed Hitler to gather more territory with relative ease. This document between the powers of Germany, Italy, France, and the United Kingdom outlined the terms and conditions under which Germany would annex a large portion of Czechoslovakia. Throughout this text, the historical context and significance of the Munich Agreement will be analyzed. The Munich Agreement was produced in hopes to stop Hitler; he was threatening to unleash war upon Europe if he did not get the Sudetenland. With Hitler’s tyrannical pleas, the leaders of Britain, France, and Italy agreed to the annexation of a large portion of Czechoslovakia out of fear of war (Munich Agreement). It is important to note that Italy was an ally of Germany. Benito Mussolini, Italy’s leader at the time, was one of Hitler’s greatest inspirations during his rise to power. Germany, Italy, Britain, and France all came together in Munich, Germany to hold a conference to discuss Hitler’s tyrannical demands. The agreement was signed on September 29th, 1938 and it formally allowed for Germany’s annexation of the Sudetenland (Munich Agreement). The agreement came at a time where Europe seemed to be…
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