The origins of the Cold War - Yalta and Potsdam

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February 1945 

Roosevelt, Stalin and Churchill - The big three 

Germany to be divided into 4 zones, as would Berlin (GB, FR, USA, USSR) 

On April 12th 1945 Roosevelt died. She was replaced by Truman. He was anti-communist. He said he would 'get tough with the Russians' 

During the Potsdam conference, Churchill lost an election and was replaced by Attlee. 


Outside Berlin, July- August 1945. Germany


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