- the call for firmer action by the west against the threat of communism was made by Churchill
- it was delivered at Fulton, Missouri on the 5th March 1946
- the speech describes how an "iron curtain has descended across the continent"
- in order to meet the expanding of Soviets, Churchill called for an alliance between Britain and America
- ultimately Atlee became thankful
- it fell into line with Truman's Iron…