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Cold War
- Cold War: war without actual fighting- instead, espionage, propaganda, threats, wars
fought
by proxy (i.e. Through other countries, e.g. Vietnam) - "Big 3" = President Franklin
Roosevelt, Stalin (General Secretary of USSR), PM Winston Churchill
Key features of the Cold War: - Spying (e.g. American U2 spy…

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Stalin + Roosevelt were friends Churchill felt left out already had been opposed to
Bolshevik revolution + suspicious of Stalin's motives in East, now he was convinced
troops would stay in countries after liberated from Germany (they had entered during
WWII) - Britain had gone to war to stop USSR…

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- Disagreements: Stalin wanted higher reparations for Germany than others, Stalin
wanted
Polish border to be further West + `friendly' government for protection from Germany
(but free elections agreed as Allies worried it would be Soviet-controlled otherwise-
Stalin had no intention of this though)
Potsdam conference: - Agreements: Germany divided…

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Failed to remember consequences of Treaty- unlike US- wanted to severely punish
Germany
Only concerned about keeping countries capitalist + open to US trade for profits
intervened with Eastern affairs
Wanted to spread Communism
Soviet expansion for defence only- USSR worried Poland would be used for invasion
route
Why did…

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Cold War
- Cold War: war without actual fighting- instead, espionage, propaganda, threats, wars
fought
by proxy (i.e. Through other countries, e.g. Vietnam) - "Big 3" = President Franklin
Roosevelt, Stalin (General Secretary of USSR), PM Winston Churchill
Key features of the Cold War: - Spying (e.g. American U2 spy…

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Stalin + Roosevelt were friends Churchill felt left out already had been opposed to
Bolshevik revolution + suspicious of Stalin's motives in East, now he was convinced
troops would stay in countries after liberated from Germany (they had entered during
WWII) - Britain had gone to war to stop USSR…

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- Disagreements: Stalin wanted higher reparations for Germany than others, Stalin
wanted
Polish border to be further West + `friendly' government for protection from Germany
(but free elections agreed as Allies worried it would be Soviet-controlled otherwise-
Stalin had no intention of this though)
Potsdam conference: - Agreements: Germany divided…

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Failed to remember consequences of Treaty- unlike US- wanted to severely punish
Germany
Only concerned about keeping countries capitalist + open to US trade for profits
intervened with Eastern affairs
Wanted to spread Communism
Soviet expansion for defence only- USSR worried Poland would be used for invasion
route
Why did…

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