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English: Neville Chamberlain holding the paper containing the resolution to commit to peaceful methods signed by both Hitler and himself on his return from Munich. He is showing the piece of paper to a crowd at Heston Aerodrome on 30 September 1938. He said:

"...the settlement of the Czechoslovakian problem, which has now been achieved is, in my view, only the prelude to a larger settlement in which all Europe may find peace. 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 (waves paper to the crowd - receiving loud cheers and "Hear Hears"). Some of you, perhaps, have already heard what it contains but I would just like to read it to you ...".

Later that day he stood outside Number 10 Downing Street and again read from the document and concluded:

'"My good friends, for the second time in our history, a British Prime Minister has returned from Germany bringing peace with honour. I believe it is peace for our time."

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current21:09, 31 January 2012Thumbnail for version as of 21:09, 31 January 2012768 × 583 (89 KB)Common Good (talk | contribs)similar (lossless) crop from higher res
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17:35, 14 August 2006Thumbnail for version as of 17:35, 14 August 2006350 × 239 (33 KB)Underneath-it-All (talk | contribs)*Description: Neville Chamberlain, the British Prime Minister, makes a brief speech announcing “Peace in our Time” on his arrival at Heston Airport after his meeting with Hitler at Munich. September 1938. *Source: [http://www.iwmcollections.org.uk/med
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