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1812 Napoleon invaded USSR
1823 Monroe Doctrine- European countries not allowed by US to take control of any
country in
America- challenged by USSR missiles in Cuba
1898 Spanish-US war over Cuba USA won, Cuba independent (its institution
was written
by US + included Platt Amendment USA free…

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Baltic states annexed to USSR
1943 Mass grave of 20,000 Polish officers found in Katyn forest- no one believed at
time that
USSR army killed them with German guns and bullets, but DNA proves they did
April- Churchill more suspicious of USSR when grave of 10,000 Poles found (killed
by…

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Year Event
1944 Churchill and Stalins naughty document (a.k.a. Percentages deal) about who
would
have what percentage of influence over European countries after war (e.g. Poland- 90%
USSR, 10% GB; Greece- 90% GB, 10% USSR)
D-Day landing in Normandy German retreat
August- Warsaw uprising by rebels (to try and get…

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July- Potsdam conference- attended by Clement Attlee, Stalin and Harry Truman
After WW2, population move in Europe as concentration camp survivors returned home,
12 million Germans moved out (their homes were in newly enlarged Poland) refugee
camps formed for those who were displaced
Most Soviets who had been prisoners in…

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Year Event
1945 July- UN set up to deal with larger problems than LoN- first meeting in San
Francisco as
US wanted to play part in international relations after WW2 as it regretted making the
mistake of retreating after WW1 (reason why LoN failed, possibly why WW2 happened)
July- Coalition…

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Greece- Britain could no longer support Greek + Turkish governments (WW2 wrecked
economy) so withdrew troops Truman Doctrine
March- Truman Doctrine (= start of policy of containment of Communism)- offered
financial, military, diplomatic help as commitment to democracy- announced support for
Greece (= first involvement in European affairs since Potsdam)…

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Page 1

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Page 2

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Year Event
1812 Napoleon invaded USSR
1823 Monroe Doctrine- European countries not allowed by US to take control of any
country in
America- challenged by USSR missiles in Cuba
1898 Spanish-US war over Cuba USA won, Cuba independent (its institution
was written
by US + included Platt Amendment USA free…

Page 3

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Baltic states annexed to USSR
1943 Mass grave of 20,000 Polish officers found in Katyn forest- no one believed at
time that
USSR army killed them with German guns and bullets, but DNA proves they did
April- Churchill more suspicious of USSR when grave of 10,000 Poles found (killed
by…

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Page 5

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Year Event
1944 Churchill and Stalins naughty document (a.k.a. Percentages deal) about who
would
have what percentage of influence over European countries after war (e.g. Poland- 90%
USSR, 10% GB; Greece- 90% GB, 10% USSR)
D-Day landing in Normandy German retreat
August- Warsaw uprising by rebels (to try and get…

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July- Potsdam conference- attended by Clement Attlee, Stalin and Harry Truman
After WW2, population move in Europe as concentration camp survivors returned home,
12 million Germans moved out (their homes were in newly enlarged Poland) refugee
camps formed for those who were displaced
Most Soviets who had been prisoners in…

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Page 8

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Year Event
1945 July- UN set up to deal with larger problems than LoN- first meeting in San
Francisco as
US wanted to play part in international relations after WW2 as it regretted making the
mistake of retreating after WW1 (reason why LoN failed, possibly why WW2 happened)
July- Coalition…

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Greece- Britain could no longer support Greek + Turkish governments (WW2 wrecked
economy) so withdrew troops Truman Doctrine
March- Truman Doctrine (= start of policy of containment of Communism)- offered
financial, military, diplomatic help as commitment to democracy- announced support for
Greece (= first involvement in European affairs since Potsdam)…

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