The Berlin Blockade, 1948-9

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  • Created on: 29-12-14 12:00
  • the Cold war in Europe was to reach its first major crisis with the Berlin Blockade
  • here, the troops of both sides stood facing each other therefore they couldn't avoid the other
  • the seeds of dispute were laid by the agreements made at Yalta and Potsdam, 1945
  • Germany and its capital city Berlin were to be divided into 4 zones
  • they were to be administered by the wartime allies
  • western zones were to be run by France, Britain and USA who benefitted from Marshall Aid
  • whereas the eastern zones were to be run by the USSR
  • the Soviets took advantage of their area as it took reparations among…


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