International Relations, Yellow Folder

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When was Yalta? Who went?
February 1945, during WW2, Churchill, FDR and Stalin.
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What did they agree to do?
Germany would be split into 4 zones, French, British, American and Russian, Berlin itself would also be split like this. Punish war criminals. Free elections for liberated countries.
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What did Stalin agree to do?
Join the war against Japan once Germany had surrendered.
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What did they disgree over? Why?
Poland, because Stalin wanted the border of the USSR to move westwards into Poland or into German territory. Churchill didn't approve but he couldn't do much about it as Stalins Red army was already in Poland. FDR and Churchill approved this.
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What else did Stalin agree to?
He agreed not to interfere in Greece where the UK was trying to keep them from going communist.
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When was Potsdam? Who was there?
June/July 1945, after WW2. Truman, Churchill and Stalin, although Attlee attended in July.
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What has changed in the 5 months since Yalta?
Stalins army was occupying most of Eastern Europe, but the USA and Britain don't approve of the communist way. America had a new president, who didn't have the same views as FDR. Allies had tested an Atomic Bomb, this could help them all.
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What did they agree on?
The Nazi party was to bebanned, and its leaders were to be put on trial for war crimes. The Oder-Neisse line (2 rivers) were to form part of the border between Germany and Poland.
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What did the USSR want to do?
Cripple Germany and protect the USSR. Compensation for everything they had lost (people). Pro-soviet governments.
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However what did the USA say?
Don't want to repeat tthe mistake of the Treaty of Versailles. NO repeated mistakes from WW1. Get tough attitude.
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