29 September 1938 > Munich Agreement Gives Hitler German Sudetenland Regions in Czechosolovakia
The betrayal of Czechoslovakia and later Eastern Europe originated with a misguided notion of peace on the part of British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain and other Western diplomats. In this photo, German armored vehicles roll through the streets of a Czech city a mere six months after the signing of the infamous Munich agreement. Hitler’s army marched into Prague without firing a shot.
October Hitler (standing in the Mercedes) drives through the crowd in Cheb (German: Eger), part of the German-populated Sudetenland region of Czechoslovakia, which was annexed to Nazi Germany due to the Munich Agreement
The Munich Agreement: West's Political Conspiracy Against Stalin?
An SS-Allgemeine Honor Guard maintains his post outside the Führerbau on the Königsplatz in Munich. The Führerbau was an official diplomatic building built in 1937 by Paul Ludwig Troost who utilized Hitler's preferred neo-classical/neo-Greek architectural design. Most notably, the building was the site of the signing of the Munich Agreement of 1938 between Adolf Hitler and British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlin which permitted the German majority-populated Sudetenland, then part of…