Where is the peace in our time document?

Where is the peace in our time document?

Unlike most other government documents – which are consigned to the National Archive in Kew – the piece of paper was sent direct to the Imperial War Museum, in January 1940, less than 18 months after being brandished in triumph by its author at Heston.

Who said a quarrel in a faraway country between people of whom we know nothing?

PM Neville Chamberlain
Conversation. British PM Neville Chamberlain in 1938 called the conflict between Nazi Germany and my native Czechoslovakia a “quarrel in a far away country, between people of whom we know nothing.” Less than two years later, the Nazis were bombing London.

How horrible fantastic incredible it is that we should?

“How horrible, fantastic, incredible it is that we should be digging trenches and trying on gas-masks here because of a quarrel in a far-away country between people of whom we know nothing!” German troops marched back into the Rhineland in March 1936.

Why wasnt Churchill a lord?

Churchill was not a peer, never held a title of nobility, and remained a commoner all his life. As the grandson of 7th Duke of Marlborough, he bore the quartered coat of arms of the Spencer and Churchill families.

What was Britain’s darkest hour?

“The Darkest Hour” is a phrase used to refer to an early period of World War II, from approximately mid-1940 to mid-1941. While widely attributed to Winston Churchill, the origins of the phrase are unclear.

What did Neville Chamberlain say about Hitler?

Neville Chamberlain Quotes and Sayings – Page 1. “I believe it is peace in our time.”. “Whatever may be the reason, whether it was that Hitler thought he might get away with what he had got without fighting for it, orwhether it was that after all the preparations were not sufficiently complete–however, one thing is certain: he missed the bus.”.

What did Neville Chamberlain say about his father’s life?

Broadcast (30 June 1940), quoted in Keith Feiling, Neville Chamberlain (London: Macmillan, 1946), p. 449. „There was something else in the example of my father’s life which impressed me very deeply when I was a young man, and which has greatly influenced me since I took up a public career.

What did Neville Chamberlain do as Prime Minister?

When Stanley Baldwin retired in May 1937, Chamberlain took his place as Prime Minister. His premiership was dominated by the question of policy towards an increasingly aggressive Germany, and his actions at Munich were widely popular among the British at the time.

When did Arthur Neville Chamberlain Die?

Date of death: 9. November 1940 Arthur Neville Chamberlain was a British statesman of the Conservative Party who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from May 1937 to May 1940.