30 Sep 1938

Germany
  • Shortly after midnight, Adolf Hitler, Neville Chamberlain, Benito Mussolini, and Édouard Daladier, in that order, signed the Munich Agreement at the Führerbau building in München in Germany, which ceded Sudetenland from Czechoslovakia to Germany; the actual document was backdated to the previous day, 29 Sep 1938. ww2dbase [Main Article | CPC]
United Kingdom
  • Upon returning to the United Kingdom, outside 10 Downing Street in London, Chamberlain announced that "I believe it is peace for our time". ww2dbase [Main Article | Facility | CPC]
Photo(s) dated 30 Sep 1938
French Prime Minister Edouard Daladier departing Munich, Germany after the Munich Conference, 30 Sep 1938, photo 1 of 2; Franz von Epp and Joachim von Ribbentrop also presentFrench Prime Minister Edouard Daladier departing Munich, Germany after the Munich Conference, 30 Sep 1938, photo 2 of 2; Joachim von Ribbentrop also presentGauleiter Adolf Wagner, Foreign Minister Ribbentrop, and Ambassador Henderson accompanied Prime Minister Chamberlain as the latter was leaving Germany after Munich Conference, Germany, 30 Sep 1938Joachim von Ribbentrop and Adolf Wagner bidding farewell to French Prime Minister Daladier after Munich Conference, Germany, 30 Sep 1938
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