October 10, 2013
The Real Lessons of Munich
Jonathan Kay, National Post
The Munich Pact represents one of the great hinge points in human history. Czechoslovakia was a militarily sophisticated nation that had assembled an extensive network of fortifications in the Sudeten region. France wasn’t ready for war. But a Czechoslovak defensive campaign, supported explicitly by Britain and other powers, might have ended Nazi empire-building at an early stage.
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