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The Berlin Crisis, 1958-62 ­ was there really a thaw?

1. Why was Khrushchev concerned about West Germany and West Berlin?
The new weaponry ­ tactical nuclear weapons. The East had free access to the wonderful west.

2. What did Khrushchev propose to solve the problem of Berlin?
Free city…

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It was a way out. It stopped the crisis.

15. Why do you think Kennedy made his `Ich bin ein Berliner' speech?
To show West Berlin he was supporting them. Also, a warning to the Soviets that they shouldn't act
against West Berlin.

16. Explain whether the Berlin crisis of…


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