Once More unto the Breach: Britain's Guarantee to Poland, March 1939

  title={Once More unto the Breach: Britain's Guarantee to Poland, March 1939},
  author={G. Strong},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  pages={721 - 752}
  • G. Strong
  • Published 1996
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Contemporary History
In the continuing debate on the origins and ends of appeasement,' three generations of tough-minded historians have sifted through the ruins of Britain's pre-war foreign policy planning. After the war, western historians tended to condemn the Munich Agreement and its makers, and described the 31 March 1939 guarantee to Poland as the point when British leaders belatedly stood up to Hitler, though often with a caveat criticizing the exclusion of the Soviet Union. A.J.P. Taylor and certain of his… Expand
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