When the new Republic of Czechoslovakia was declared in 1918, it included an area shaped like a horseshoe around Bohemia and Moravia, with a large number of German speaking inhabitants. This area was known as Sudertenland. This German speaking Sudetenland minoirty was used as an excuse by Adolf Hitler to furt Reich-EinFauhrer ("One nation - one country - one leader.) With the co-operation of the Sudertendeautsche Partel (the Sudeten German Party) Hitler saught Sudentendeutsche Freikorps (The Sudetan German Freecorps). Disturbances initiated by the Czechoslovakian Gov't to moblilize his forces on May 20, 1938. On September 12th a huge Nazi rally was held at Nuremburg. Hitler made his famous speech that Sudetenland should be part of Germany or they would invade Czechoslovakia. On Sept. 22, 1938 the British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain flew to meet Hitler. At this meeting Hitler handed Chamberlain and ultimatum, which set out Germany's terms and Sudetenland question. Chamberlain was not successful in convincing Czechoslovakia to accept. Germany next sent an ultimatum to Czechoslovakia that the problem had to be resolved. At the same time many infantry and armoured units moved close to the Czechoslovakian border. This caused a flurry of diplomatic communication between France, England Czechoslovakia to Hitler to start negotiations. Hitler agreed to delay his invasion 48 hours and invited the British Primer Minster, the then, Dictator Benito Mussolini to Munich for further talks. The Czechoslovakian negotiators were not invited! Sept. 29, 1938 talks ended with those gathered conceding to all of Hitler's demands and was obtained to Hitler's Godesberg ultimatum was that the occupation was to be spread because the "Munich Agreement" had been signed. Returning back to England, Chamberlain muttered the now familiar phrase "Peace in our time." The curtain was now raised for the beginning of the end of the history of Sudentenland.
Gauliga Sudetenland was created in 1938.
Hitler took sudetenland in 1938 from Czechoslovakia
The Munich Agreement was significant because Britain and France believed that by handing Sudetenland back to Germany was the only way to save the world from another war.
Hitler led Germany invaded the Czechoslavakian Sudetenland in 1939.
At the Munich conference it was decided to give Germany all of the Sudetenland.
The Sudetenland was an area in western Czechoslovakia (as it was then) which was German speaking and had some sympathy with German nationalism
Sudetenland was very important to Hitler as it contained roughly 3 million German speaking people. Since, Hitler believed in Anschluss ( reuniting all German speaking), this is why Sudetenland very important to him. Furthermore, Sudetenland is very ( and I mean very) important for Czechoslovakia as it contained their industries. So, losing Sudetenland means losing their industries as well as their defense.
In 1938, 28.8% of the Sudetenland population were Germans.
The Sudetenland crisis began at the beginning of 1938 and chamberlain flew out to meet Hitler on September the 15th.
he got permission from Britain and France, then marched in.
Sudetenland was the western border of Czechoslovakia where nearly 3 million people spoke German. Sudetenland was later given to Germany by Great Britain due to the signing of the Munich Agreement by Daladier and Neville Chamberlain on September 30, 1938 to avoid war.
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Spelling! Sudetenland. The Sudetenland was part of Germany until 1806 and of the German Confederation between 1815 and 1866. After WWI and under the terms of the Treaty of Versailles the Sudetenland (some 11,000 square miles) became part of Czechoslovakia. As this was a German-speaking area, Hitler naturally claimed it for the Third Reich. The German annexation of the Sudetenland was what was agreed to at Munich in 1938. What Chamberlain and the Allies should have noticed was that the Sudetenland included nearly all Czechoslovakia's defensive works on the German border. Once it was occupied, the taking of the remainder of the country was a mere formality.
Germany was appeased over by Sudetenland because Hitler believed that it should be part of Germany since they spoke German and they were Germans.
Hitler claimed that Sudetenland rightfully belonged to Germany because there were a lot of German people living there. Sudetenland was once a part of Austria; after World War I, it became a part of the new country of Czechoslovakia (which eventually split into the Czech Republic and Slovakia in 1993).
The Sudetenland was a region of Czechoslovakia that had a large German population, so Germany, as the country for all German people, considered it a travesty that this territory was not part of Germany. Second, the acquisition of the Sudetenland would make Czechoslovakia incapable of defending its capital of Prague as a functional matter. When the Nazis were given control of the Sudetenland as a result of the Munich Conference of 1938, the Nazis wasted no time in conquering the rest of Czechoslovakia.