With the agreement at Munich in 1938 he effectively abandoned Czechoslovakia, but immediately accelerated Britain's rearmament programme and the following year declared that Britain would defend Poland. This commitment led, in September 1939, to the start of World War II.
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Chamberlains Character Outlook and Image
THE LIFE Chapter 1 Early Life
Westminster Birmingham and Back
Backbone of the Government
THE LEADERSHIP Chapter 4 Prime Minister
The Failure of Appeasement
THE LEGACY Chapter 7 Chamberlain and the Battle for History
A J P Taylor achieve Anglo-German Anglo-Italian Anthony Eden appeasement April Attlee Austen Austen Chamberlain Baldwin berlain Birmingham Britain British foreign policy Cabinet Cham Chamber Chamberlain believed Chamberlain to Hilda Chamberlain's personal Chancellor Charmley Chiefs of Staff Churchill Churchill's colleagues confidence Conservative Party crisis critics Czechoslovakia Czechs David Dilks defence despite deterrence Diaries dictators diplomacy diplomatic Dutton election Europe Exchequer failed failure Feiling Foreign Office Foreign Secretary France Germany Guilty Guilty Men half-brother Hilda Chamberlain Hitler House of Commons increasingly intelligence invasion John John Lukacs Labour lain lain's later leader Lloyd George London Lord Blake Lord Halifax March ment military million Munich agreement Mussolini National Government Nazi NCDL NCDL Vol never Neville Chamberlain Nicolson November observed October Pact particularly peace Poland political Prime Minister rearmament recognised reputation resigned Retreat From Power Second World September 1938 Sir Horace Wilson Soviet Sudeten tion Whilst Chamberlain