British Appeasement

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TITLE: Why did the British government follow a policy of appeasement in the 1930s? After World War I Germany limped back, licking its wounds that the Treaty of Versailles had so mercilessly rubbed in salt. As one looks back on the events leading up to World War II it has to be asked whether France and England helped to start World War II by their actions at Versailles. It seems that the revenge that the …

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…the durability of the French-British alliance. The western Allies emerged from the war having defeated Hitler and his army in 1945, yet somehow, the word "winner" seems inappropriate. Bibliography BIBLIOGRAPHY:  Calvocoressi &Wint Total War  Clarke, Peter Hope and Glory - Britain 1900-1990 (1996)  Fuchser, L.W. Neville Chamberlain and Appeasement: A Study in the Politics of History (1982)  Lentin, A. Guilt at Versailles; Lloyd George and the Pre-history of Appeasement (1994)  Rock, W.R. British Appeasement in the 1930s (1977)