Yalta, like Munich, is less defined by what actually happened than by what the hawks said. As a result, the dominant narrative about Munich and World War II is deeply short-sighted. The most critical result of the Munich Agreement was the Nazi Soviet Pact. Stalin reached an agreement with Hitler because he feared that Western democracies would encourage Germany to continue to expand eastward in search of what Hitler called habitat. Although Stalin kept the negotiations open with Britain, France and Poland until the eve of his agreement with Hitler, a man saw through the fog wall. In June 1939, Leon Trotsky wrote exile in Mexico and gave a scathing assessment of Stalin`s intentions and Soviet foreign policy: later, at the meeting, a pre-arranged deception was carried out to influence and pressure Chamberlain: one of Hitler`s accomplices entered the room to inform Hitler of other Germans killed in Czechoslovakia when Hin shouted at Hitler «I will avenge each of them. The Czechs must be destroyed. [32] The meeting ended with Hitler`s refusal to make concessions to the demands of the Allies. [32] Later that evening, Hitler was concerned that he had gone too far to put pressure on Chamberlain, and he called Chamberlain`s hotel suite to say that he would only accept the annexation of Sudetenland without plans in other areas, provided that Czechoslovakia began evacuating ethnic Chechens from the majority regions of Germany by 8 p.m. on September 26. After being pushed by Chamberlain, Hitler agreed to issue the ultimatum for October 1 (the same date on which Operation Green was to begin). [37] Hitler then told Chamberlain that it was a concession he wanted to make to the Prime Minister as a «gift», out of respect for the fact that Chamberlain was prepared to back down a little from his previous position. [37] Hitler added that after the annexation of the Sudetenland, Germany would no longer have territorial rights over Czechoslovakia and would enter into a collective agreement to guarantee the borders of Germany and Czechoslovakia. [37] An agreement signed at the Munich Conference in September 1938 gave Germany the German-speaking country of the Sudetenland of Czechoslovakia.

The agreement was reached between Germany, Italy, Great Britain and France. Czechoslovakia was not allowed to attend the conference. In March 1939, six months after the signing of the Munich Agreement, Hitler violated the agreement and destroyed the Czech state. UCLA Film and Television Archive In the meantime, the British government has asked Benea to seek a mediator. As he did not want to sever his government`s relations with Western Europe, the heirs reluctantly agreed.

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