Berchtesgaden Meeting of 1938

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Berchtesgaden Meeting of 1938

 

the meeting of the British prime minister N. Chamberlain with the chancellor of the German Reich, A. Hitler, in Berchtesgaden (Bavaria) on September 15. During the meeting Chamberlain, striving to reach an agreement with Germany and trying to direct German aggression against the USSR, agreed in principle to Hitler’s demands about the union of the Sudeten region of Czechoslovakia with Germany. The Berchtesgaden meeting was one of the stages of direct preparation for the Munich Pact of 1938.

PUBLICATION

Documents on British Foreign Policy, 1919–1939, 3rd series, vol. 2. London, 1949.
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