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“…I will begin by saying what everybody would like to ignore or forget but which must nevertheless be stated, namely, that we have sustained a total and unmitigated defeat, and that France has suffered even more than we have….” Winston Churchill, October 5 1938, House of Commons.

Chamberlain and Adolf Hitler shaking hands after meeting in Germany. Image courtesy of Neville Chamberlain Biography

Chamberlain and Adolf Hitler shaking hands after meeting in Germany. Image courtesy of Neville Chamberlain Biography

Seventy-five years ago, October 3, 1938:

“… it was essential that we should quickly reach a conclusion, so that this painful and difficult operation of transfer might be carried out at the earliest possible moment and concluded as soon as was consistent, with orderly procedure, in order that we might avoid the possibility of something that might have rendered all our attempts at peaceful solution useless…

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