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Chamberlain waves the declaration that Hitler signed in 1938. <br />
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The plane ticket wartime prime minister Neville Chamberlain used on his infamous 1938 trip to broker a peace deal with Hitler has emerged for sale for 15,000 pounds.<br />
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Chamberlain waved the ticket before boarding the flight to Munich on September 29 to hold crisis talks with the Fuhrer following Germany's invasion of Czechoslovakia earlier that year.<br />
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On his return to Britain the following day, Chamberlain triumphantly declared that war had been averted and he had secured "peace for our time".<br />
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But just a year later he was forced to make the embarrassing announcement that Britain was at war with Germany following Hitler's continued invasion of Europe.<br />
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The British Airways ticket is tipped to fetch 15,000 pounds when it goes under the hammer at London auction house Spink and Son on behalf of a private collector on July 18.