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General Fears of a New European Crisis
Fears of a European war, quieted momentarily by conclusion of the Munich accord, rose again in the closing weeks of 1938. Whatever confidence there had been in Prime Minister Chamberlain's assurance that the Munich settlement meant peace “for our time” gave way to a general feeling of pessimism toward the outlook for the immediate future. Oswald Pirow, Minister of Defense of the Union of South Africa, returning to London in the first week of December from a tour of ...