the USA and the USSR alliance 1945-1946

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  • Created on: 05-06-11 11:11

Why did the alliances break down????

  • the different political and economic systems of the two countries was the major reason for the breakdown
  • during WW2 the Americans and the soviets were fighting a common enemy - Nazi Germany but by May 1945 it was defeated and the factors that brought the countries together had disappeared
  • in the 1920s and the 1930s both the USA and the USSR were not as powerful as they were by 1945, in

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