Yalta and Potsdam
Yalta - February 1945: Germany was not yet defeated, so, although there were tensions about Poland, the big three - Stalin, Roosevelt and Churchill - managed to agree to split Germany into four zones of occupation, and to allow free elections in Eastern European countries. Russia was invited to join the United Nations, and Russia promised to join the war against Japan when Germany was defeated.
· Germany to be split into four zones.
· Germany will pay reparations.
· A government of 'national unity' to be set up in Poland, comprising both communists and non-communists.
· Free elections…