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Sir Henri Deterding and the Munich Peace Conference

By John Donovan

Extract from an article published in October 1938 under the headline “Peace Planners Named.”

Greenwich, Conn., Oct. 25. —Whyte Williams, former foreign news correspondent and editor of Greenwich Time, published yesterday a list of those whom he claimed were 12 leading members of a London group who purportedly arranged the peace of Munich between Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain and Fuehrer Adolf Hitler.

Sir Henri Deterding, described as head of the Royal Dutch Shell Oil company, was said to be one of the 12 members of the group.


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