publication date: Saturday, March 4, 2017 (part of Spring 2017)

category: Government

clue: He failed to prepare his nation for the gathering storm of Nazi Germany.

explanation: Chamberlain was the British prime minister from 1937 to 1940. His policy of appeasement kept Britain out of war in the short term but only allowed Hitler to grow stronger, and has been widely criticized by historians, including by his successor Winston Churchill in the book The Gathering Storm. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Justin Woods, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, and Jesse King


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