CHAMBERLAIN MEETS HITLER British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain exits a British Airways plane and is greeted by dignitaries. A car arrives, its doors opened by two Nazi soldiers; Nazi soldiers stand at attention guarding a long outdoor staircase; Chamberlain, French Prime Minister Edouard Daladier, Hitler and others ascend the stairs. Entering a large room, they confer with high German officials. Chamberlain, Daladier, Mussolini and Hitler are seen signing a document (the dismemberment of Czechoslovakia). Chamberlain and Lord Halifax exit a British Airways airplane.
U.S. HOCKEY TEAMS WINS OLYMPIC GOLD The U.S. hockey sextet scores a stirring come-back to defeat Czechoslovakia anD win the U.S.'s first hockey gold medal in the history of the winter games. NOTE: Reporter voice-over requires additional clearances.
MOLOTOV AND VON RIBBENTROP The Nazi-Soviet Non-Aggression Pact: a train pulls into a station, the tracks lined with uniformed military officials; an official party welcomes Soviet and Nazi Foreign Ministers Molotov and von Ribbentrop.
VISCOUNT RUNCIMAN & WIFE VISIT PRINCE KINSKY Viscount Walter Runciman and his wife are guests at the castle estate of Prince Ulrich Kinsky. The British politician has been sent to negotiate tensions between Czechoslovakia and Germany over annexation of the Sudetenland region.
OCCUPATION OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA Hitlers occupation of the rest of Czechoslovakia: formations of bombers are seen in the sky against the silhouettes of buildings; tanks roll through foggy countryside, personnel standing in hatches; armed soldiers goose step on a city street.
POST WWII MAP OF COMMUNIST BLOCK NATIONS The map in this clip shows the USSR's expansion into Eastern Europe after WWII. Communist governments in East Germany, Poland, Czechoslovakia, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria are represented.
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