ENGLAND'S PARLIAMENT & PRIME MINISTER Prime Minister Chamberlain's policies on appeasing Hitler to avoid war cause unrest in England's Parliament. Unidentified Members of Parliament appear worried but Chamberlain remains confident that he is doing the right thing.
EUROPEAN LEADERS SIGN MUNICH AGREEMENT Tensions in Europe grow as Hitler's armies expand and set their sights on Czechoslovakia for annexation. In a final deal to avert war the leaders of France, England, Italy and Germany meet at the Fuhrerbau in Munich and on September 30, 1938 they sign the Munich Agreement.
KING AND QUEEN VISIT AIR RAID SHELTERS Queen Elizabeth, King George, and Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain are cheered by crowds as they arrive for inspections of air raid shelters. Anti-aircraft machine guns are tested for the royal visit and nurses and doctors perform an air raid drill.
PREMIER CHAMBERLAIN RETURNS FROM HITLER TALKS British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain is greeted enthusiastically by the English upon his return from peace talks with Hitler. The British politician hopes to avert war after Hitler promises German annexation for Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland region.
CHAMERLAIN CZECHOSLOVAK PRESS CONFERENCE - 2 - 1938 Returning from his meeting with Hitler after signing the Munich Agreement, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain tells the press: "I will only say this. I trust that all concerned will continue their efforts to solve the Czechoslovak problem peacefully because on that [rests] the peace of Europe in our time."
CHAMERLAIN CZECHOSLOVAK PRESS CONFERENCE - 1938 On his way to Munich to meet with Hitler, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain tells the press: "Because the situation seems to me to be one in which discussions between him and me may have useful consequences. My policy has always been to try to ensure peace."
Date: September 29, 1938 - BLACK/WHITE Source: Film: 16P Length: 00:00:41:00, With Audio
CHAMBERLAIN WITH MUNICH AGREEMENT AT AIRPORT - 1938 At Heston Airport, British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain says: "This morning I had another talk with the German Chancellor, Herr Hitler, and here is the paper which bears his name upon it as well as mine....we will never go to war with one another again"
CHAMBERLAIN IN LONDON In London, large crowds are held back by Bobbies. A uniformed man holding a briefcase opens the door for British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, who exits the car; he steps up to the door of 10 Downing Street, turns, smiles, tips his hat and enters the building.
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