Key Idea 5.1 and 5.3-Consequences of WW2 and Potsdam

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: Heather
  • Created on: 28-02-15 10:41
When does Hitler commit suicide?
April 1945
1 of 13
When is Germany's unconditional surrender?
8th May 1945,
2 of 13
How is Germany left politically?
No Government and no leader,
3 of 13
How do other countries view Germany?
With no respect,
4 of 13
How much was Germany reduced in size as compared to its 1937 borders?
25%
5 of 13
Describe how Germany's standard of living decreased and reasons for this?
Decreased to 1932 levels which was during the great Depression- Food shortages, disease, homelessness,
6 of 13
Roughly how many refugees were homeless due to aerial warfare?
Hundreds of thousands
7 of 13
Describe the horrific activities of the Soviet Union in the east of Germany?
They enagaged in mass **** and robbery and took emotional individual revenge- Around one in three women were ****d in Berlin,
8 of 13
When was the Potsdam Conference?
July-August 1945,
9 of 13
Who attended the conference?
Churchill, Attlee, Stalin and Truman,
10 of 13
What is the situation at the time?
Germany ahs surrendered but Japan has not,
11 of 13
What is decided about the devision of Germany?
Germany will be divided into 4 occupied zones- the USSR will have East Germany and the West will be split into three zones for GB, F and USA,
12 of 13
How is Berlin divided?
Like Germany- It is split into four zones- USSR has east Berlin and west is split into three zones,
13 of 13

Other cards in this set

Card 2

Front

When is Germany's unconditional surrender?

Back

8th May 1945,

Card 3

Front

How is Germany left politically?

Back

Preview of the front of card 3

Card 4

Front

How do other countries view Germany?

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

How much was Germany reduced in size as compared to its 1937 borders?

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
View more cards

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar History resources:

See all History resources »See all Democracy and Dictatorship in Germany resources »