Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, French Prime Minister Edouard Daladier and Italian dictator Benito Mussolini to meet Hitler at Munich in last minute effort to avert war.
Old french buses towards / General view crowd at station / crowd pan to luggage / people with luggage / prams with luggage / porter with luggage / little girl lifted out of car / young woman with bundle.
Notice of Requisition / General view Requisitioned private cars / Requisition Number on car / officer in charge pan to men fixing engine / man with motor-cycle / people reading notices / notice "Defence Passive" pan to street map / bus thru' crowd of men / soldiers / escalator digging trenches / man digging / trenches
Harold Nicholson, M.P. seated at desk / Nicholson talks SOT
Nicholson says that Britain is quite ready to help Germany with any legitimate claims, but we will not allow any one to destroy a small country and that we are offering Hitler a very reasonable way out of the difficulty, but if he resorts to force, we will meet him with force
Personalities - Politicians; Germany; Czechoslovakia; Civil Defence; Munitions and Armaments; Women; Military - Active; horses; (Arthur) Neville Chamberlain (1869-1940), Benito Mussolini (1883-1945), Camera Effects; Edouard Daladier (1884-1970), Demonstrations; Buildings, Landmarks and Monuments; Great Britain; Territorial Army
Background: Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain, French Prime Minister Edouard Daladier and Italian dictator Benito Mussolini to meet Hitler at Munich in last minute effort to avert war. Preparations for war at home and abroad.