1. Why was it known as the 'Cold War'?
- Because the two countries never fought each other directly, it was called a “cold” war meaning there was no physical fighting
- As it was very cold as they faught
- It's ironic as it was very hot
- As they never stopped fighting for one second during the war
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2. What was happening in Greece and Turkey?
- They both got simultaneously invaded by Germany
- They were under threat as they were what stood between the rest of Europe and communism, so they were the USSR's next targets
- They went to war with each other
3. What was comecon?
- Someone called Con was left behind and someone in front had to call back to him
- Comecon (Council for Mutual Economic Assistance) 1949 This co-ordinated industries and trade of Eastern Europe. The idea of it was to trade with each other and not the West.
- A place where people dress up as characters from famous films
4. What was the purpose of the Truman doctrine?
- The purpose of the Truman doctrine was to establish that the United States would support a democratic nation under threat from an internal or external authoritarian force. This support could include economic, political or military assistance.
- To destroy Russia
- To help Truman recover from his illness
5. What was Cominform?
- Having established Communist governments in Eastern Europe Stalin wanted to tighten his control. Cominform 1947. This co-ordinated governments in Eastern Europe. He gave out instructions to Communist governments as to what they must do.