Is criticising Chamberlain unfair?

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Is criticising Chamberlain unfair?
Thu, 09-03-2009 - 8:27am

Could World War II have been avoided? Historians David Dutton and David Faber, discuss whether Neville Chamberlain, the prime minister at the time, right to try to appease Adolf Hitler.


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http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_8228000/8228249.stm


Where were you when war was declared?

http://newsforums.bbc.co.uk/nol/thread.jspa?forumID=6952&edition=2&ttl=20090903132400



The moment Britain finally declared war on Nazi Germany exactly 70 years ago is being remembered. What are your memories of the day?

Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain made his sombre radio broadcast at 11.15am on 3 September 1939, two days after Germany attacked Poland. France followed suit only hours later.

There are no official events to mark the anniversary, but war-related re-unions, events and debates are being held in northern England and London.

What did you or your relatives do in the war? Do you or your family have any inspirational wartime stories? Are you doing anything to mark the anniversary? Tell us your experiences.

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