THE DIVISION OF EUROPE

How events in Europe 1945-49 helped to shape world history in the 2nd half of the 20th Century

Meeting of US + USSR troops in Germany, June 1945

1945 - A DIFFERENT WORLD

SIGNS OF THINGS TO COME

SIGNS OF THINGS TO COME

WW2 - A NEW KIND OF WAR

THE COURSE OF WW2 - a war of 2 halves

THE BIG 3, AN UNEASY ALLIANCE

 UNDERLYING SUSPICIONS

DIFFERENT REASONS FOR FIGHTING THE WAR

1944 - TEHERAN

1945 YALTA

JULY 1945 POTSDAM

EVENTS OF AUGUST 1945

THE STATE OF EUROPE 1945

DEMOGRAPHIC

SOCIAL

ECONOMIC

POLITICAL

1ST AID UNRRA

THE MARSHALL PLAN

RECONSTRUCTION

POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS

WHY DID STALIN CARRY THROUGH THIS POLICY?

GERMANY - A FOCUS FOR DIFFERENCES

EAST + WEST ATTITUDES

GERMANY - CRACKS WIDEN

BERLIN BLOCKADE 1948-9

LEGACY OF 1st BERLIN CRISIS

EUROPE IN 1949

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