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In March 1938 Adolf Hitler annexed Austria. Emboldened
by that success he determined to destroy Czechoslovakia. That country
contained more than 3 million German-speaking people living in the Sudetenland
region and many of them, led by their leader Konrad Henlein, demanded
full se1f government. This brought atout a threat of war between Germany
and Czechoslovakia which might involve other countries.
(Appendix List No. 123) which deals with
the above events in full with graphic photographs and detailed maps. A
four page panorama shows the British Army which had been mobilised as
a precautionary measure on September 28th. Other pages illustrate other
crisis precautions - building air-raid shelters, guarding art treasures,
digging trenches, evacuating children and training the Territorial Army.
A presentation plate of Neville Chamberlain accompanied this issue.