Berlin Blockade

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  • Berlin Blockade
    • Causes
      • Britain, America and France joined zonez to form Trizonia
    • Results
      • Stalin blockaded all routes from West Germany into West Berlin (He saw it as aggression)
      • America had supplied West Berlin with Marshall Aid via an Airlift - A plane every 3 minutes
        • Stalin could not shoot down the plane as America had the A-bomb (Atomic bomb)
      • Led to the formation of NATO; turned an ideological war into a potential military war
        • Showed that the powers could not work together
          • Made the unification of Germany less likely
      • Led to the official divison of Germany (East and West)
      • Propoganda victory for the USA


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