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A policy of giving in to hostile demands of another nation to avoid war, primarily associated with British and increasingly also with French foreign policy between the two World Wars. From 1933 to 1939 this allowed Hitler to violate the Treaty of Versailles by remilitarizing the Rhineland and to regain control over the Ruhr District, annex Austria (Anschluss), and invade Czechoslovakia.Chamberlain, Neville; Munich Agreement

Chamberlain, Neville; Munich Agreement

Subjects: Politics.

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