On this day, 1938: Peace for our time was a hollow boast by Neville Chamberlain

British statesman and prime minister Neville Chamberlain (1869 - 1940) at Heston Airport on his return from Munich after meeting with Hitler, making his 'peace in our time' address.   (Central Press/Getty Images)
British statesman and prime minister Neville Chamberlain (1869 - 1940) at Heston Airport on his return from Munich after meeting with Hitler, making his 'peace in our time' address. (Central Press/Getty Images)