Auction Date: 2/09/2014 at 01pm
WWII rare printed certificate with typewritten addition awarding a special commemorative medal ‘for October 1st 1938’ to Hans Triller. This was to commemorate the first act of Hitler’s aggression. On October 1st 1938 the border guards in Czechoslovakia abandoned their posts and the German army poured in to occupy the Sudetenland. This followed the Munich agreement made between Chamberlain and Hitler and led to the ‘peace in our time’ speech.