Neville Chamberlain

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British statesman who as Prime Minister pursued a policy of appeasement toward fascist Germany (1869-1940)

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While all intelligence reports confirmed that Germany was in no position, either militarily or economically, to launch a European war in 1938 and 1939, Ruggiero describes how Neville Chamberlain misplaced his great gifts of leadership, organization, and perseverance to preserve the peace, and turned a deaf ear to the advice of experts.
As Hitler discovered when he met Neville Chamberlain in 1938, Kate's political relatives were strongly anti-war - hence his policy of appeasement.
As Hitler discovered when he met Neville Chamberlain in 1938, Kate Middleton's political relatives were strongly anti-war - hence his policy of appeasement.
1940: Neville Chamberlain resigned as prime minister and Winston Churchill formed a coalition wartime government, saying: "I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat.
Unfortunately he is becoming our Neville Chamberlain pursuing policy of appeasement," he said.
1938: 'Peace for our time' - Chamberlain The British Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain, has been hailed as bringing "peace to Europe" after signing a non-aggression pact with German leader Adolf Hitler.
Neville Chamberlain is well known to posterity as the man who got colossally on the wrong side of history and, to use his own ill-fated words about Hitler against him, "missed the bus.
If approved he will join such historic figures as the city's great Victorian leader Joseph Chamberlain and former Prime Ministers Neville Chamberlain, Winston Churchill, Clement Atlee and David Lloyd George.
1938: On his return from Germany, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain told a crowd at Heston Airport, Middlesex: "I believe it is peace in our time", and waved the agreement he had signed with Hitler.
of Plymouth, UK) provides a biography of Conservative British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain (1869-1940), who played a part in an effort to appease Hitler by conceding part of Czechoslovakia to him.
Neville Chamberlain A Biography Robert Self Ashgate 573pp 25 [pounds sterling] ISBN 0 7546 5615 2
Munich, where British prime minister Neville Chamberlain collapsed in front of Hitler in 1938, is the most overused historical precedent of our time.
The peril America and the free world face today is every bit as real, though far greater in scope, than what a peace-hungry world faced in 1938 [when British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain signed the now-infamous peace agreement with Hitler].
Rev Miriam Byrne raised an action against the Bishop of Brechin, Neville Chamberlain last month.
In 1938, he was in London observing Neville Chamberlain, then the British Prime Minister, who was eagerly seeking to appease Hitler, and Winston Churchill, who was at the time just emerging from exile.