There are anniversaries in the political calendar of Western democracies that London, Washing-ton, Paris and Warsaw world prefer to skip. One of such events took place exactly 75 years ago on September 30, 1938 when prime-ministers of Great Britain and France - Neville Chamberlain and Eduard Daladier - signed the Munich Pact with Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini allowing the aggressors to grab Czechoslovakia. The United States supported the deal. No matter how hard one tries to delete or blur over this ignominious page in the history of Western diplomacy, the peoples’ memory is too strong to make it forgotten. Indeed, the Munich Pact cannot be consigned to oblivion – it started WWII...
Yuriy RUBTSOV | 02.10.2013