Munich Agreement signed

Event
Thursday, 29 September, 1938

The Munich Agreement permitted Germany to annex the 'Sudetenland' German speaking region of Czechoslovakia and avoided military confrontation with Germany.

Below: Hitler with other signatories to the Munich Agreement. From left to right: the British Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain, the French Prime Minister, Edouard Daladier, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini and the Italian Foreign Minister Count Galeazzo Ciano.

THE MUNICH AGREEMENT, SEPTEMBER 1938
THE MUNICH AGREEMENT, SEPTEMBER 1938© IWM (NYP 68066)