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Pre-war events - European occupations and agreements - In March 1938, Germany annexed Austria, provoking little response from other European powers. Encouraged, Hitler began pressing German claims on an area of Czechoslovakia with a predominantly ethnic German population. Britain and France conceded this territory in the Munich Agreement. Hitler accused Britain and Poland of trying to "encircle" Germany and renounced the Anglo-German Naval Agreement and the German–Polish Non-Aggression Pact.
Fotogalerie: Výklad firmy Baťa, kde nacisté po atentátu vystavili věci patřící atentátníkům
Window of Baťa shop in Wenceslas Square, Prague, where the Nazis after the assassination exposed the personal belongings of assassins. Inscription on the right: "10,000.000 koruns of rewarding for news leading to capture of the assassins. Who knows belongings displayed here?"