The Road to World War II How Appeasement Failed to Stop Hitler

In the years leading up to World War II, Britain and France underestimated just how determined Adolf Hitler was in his lust for conquest. The failure of Neville Chamberlain's policy of appeasement meant war was inevitable.
Photo Gallery: The World Goes to War
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Photo Gallery: The World Goes to War

Photo Gallery: The World Goes to War
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Photo Gallery: The World Goes to War

Photo Gallery: The World Goes to War
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Photo Gallery: The World Goes to War

Photo Gallery: The World Goes to War
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Photo Gallery: The World Goes to War

Photo Gallery: The World Goes to War
Foto: A0009 dpa/ dpa
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Photo Gallery: The World Goes to War

Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan