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Object ID

2014.1.180

Object Name

Print, Photographic

Date

9-30-1938

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Description

Front: Chamberlain descending an aircraft. Back: A handwritten note reading, "Chamberlain arriving from Munich after signing Munich Pact with Hitler," and Culver Pictures, Inc. stamps and barcodes.

Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Arriving at Heston airport following the Munich Confrence, Chamberlain declares proudly that he has secured "peace in our time." Hitler had demanded that Czechoslovakia cede to Germany the Sudetenland territories of Bohemia and Moravia, regions inhabited by ethinic Germans. Chamberlain's appeasement policy in esssence leads to the dismemberment of the independent democratic state of Czechoslovakia.

Dimensions

5 x 7"

Keywords

Culver Pictures Inc., Neville Chamberlain, Munich Pact

Subcollection

1933-1938: Nazification and Early Stages of Persecution: Identification, Expropriation and Aryanization; and Emigration; First Concentration Camps; Sterilization and Euthanasia Program

Neville Chamberlain Arriving at Heston Airport

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