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63,531. An appeaser is one who feeds a crocodile, hoping it will eat him last. (Appeasement & Crocodile) Winston Churchill
63,532. No people in history has ever survived who thought they could protect their freedom by making themselves inoffensive to their enemies. Dean Acheson
63,533. I seem to smell the stench of appeasement in the air. (Appease- -ment & Thatcher & Smell) Margaret Thatcher
26,513. I had another talk with the German Chancellor Herr Hitler. And here is the paper that bears his name upon it as well as mine. (World War II & Nazi & Paper & Appeasement) Neville Chamberlain
26,514. This is the second time in our history that there has come back from Germany to Downing Street peace with honour. I believe it is peace for our time. (World War II & Peace & Appeasement) Neville Chamberlain
26,516. We are resolved that the method of consultation shall be the method adopted to deal with any other questions that may concern our two countries; we are determined to continue our efforts to remove possible sources of difference and thus assure the people of Europe. (World War II & Appeasement) Neville Chamberlain & Adolf Hitler
94,046. Winston Churchill in the summer of 1940 – Britain was unprepared for war. As the army retreated across the England Channel from the beaches of Dunkirk, many must have blamed the guilty men - politicians who had rejected vigorous rearmament in favour of placating the dictators. For the next half century Britain’s policy of appeasement was remembered with shame. (World War II & Appeasement) Charles Wheeler, The Road to War, BBC 2015
94,056. The British had put their trust in appeasement. (World War II & Appeasement) Charles Wheeler, The Road to War: France
26,552. Hitler got the war he wanted ... Against Evil, appeasement never works. (World War II & Evil & Appeasement) Edge of War, Discovery History 2013
26,553. As Hitler’s regime grew ever more powerful in the 1930s the shadow of fear crept across Europe. In the main, Britain wanted to avoid war. But did our attempts to keep the peace bring some of us dangerously close to Hitler? (World War II & Appeasement) Wartime Secrets with Harry Harris: Flirting with Hitler
26,554. One hundred and forty eight photographs of a British peace mission to Germany. It was backed by English royalty. It was organised by one of our most revered charities – the British Legion. (World War II & Appeasement) ibid.
26,555. And why were Nazis invited to sail up the Thames in a pleasure boat? And I’m shocked to discover that in the East End of London where I come from Luftwaffe airmen were buried with full Nazi honours in a local churchyard in 1944. (World War II & Appeasement) ibid.
26,556. Securing peace was official British Legion policy. (World War II & Appeasement) ibid.
26,557. It’s one of the most controversial events in the British Legion history. (World War II & Appeasement) ibid.