Australia and Appeasement: Imperial Foreign Policy and the Origins of World War II

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On 3 September 1939, Robert Menzies, the Australian Prime Minister, broadcast to the Australian people the news that their country was at war with Germany. He outlined how every effort had been made to maintain the peace by keeping the door open to a negotiated settlement. However, as these efforts had failed, the British Empire was now 'involved in a struggle which we must at all costs win, and which we believe in our hearts we will win'. Christopher Waters here examines Australia's role in Britain's policy of appeasement ...

Australia and Appeasement: Imperial Foreign Policy and the Origins of World War II 2011, I.B.Tauris, London

ISBN-13: 9781848859982

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