People don’t live in hindsight. In 1938 the British public was against going to war to save a state that was artificially created only a few years before. And the Germans had a strong argument that the Sudetenland was taken from them in 1918. The British people lost 800,000 men during the Great War, and there was no issue at stake in Munich that justified risking losses like that again.

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