origins of the cold war

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End of world war 2 - 1945 and it was clear that two superpowers had emerged  the USA and the USSR.

During the war they ony got on well together because they had a common enemy - Hitler however during the final stages of the war the relationship deteriated.

in 1945 when it was clear that the Nazis would be defeated the war leaders, Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin met at Yalta February 1945. they decided to....

  • divide Germany into 4 zones
  • Berlin in the soviet zone also be divided into 4
  • hold free election to chose what government they wanted
  • USSR sending in troops into Japan - for sakhalin island and Manchuria
  • establishment of…


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