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  • Wall Around West Berlin
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    Dear Colleagues: I hope this set of essays from a previously published volume in the series helps familiarize you with the form and format of our volume, Water and the Environment Since 1945: A Cross-Cultural Perspective. This template also contains a photo, a document, and a bibliography; we must submit bibliographies, and the publisher would like suggestions for photos and documents. Good luck! Char Source: History in Dispute, Volume 1: The Cold War, First Series Editor: Benjamin Frankel BERLI...
  • West Berlin
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    After World War II, when Germany was defeated, it was divided into four zones, one for each of the Allies. The eastern part went to the Russians. The other Allied Powers, France, Britain and the U.S. divided the Western portion of the city among themselves. This arrangement reflected the Allied solution for the whole of Germany. Berlin was an island with special status governed by four nations in the sea of the Soviet Zone of Occupation. In 1947, the Western portion of Germany instituted a gover...
  • Berlin Wall
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    The Berlin Wall After World War II, the Yalta Conference confirmed that Germany was to be divided into four sectors: the American, British, and French in the west, and the Soviet Union in the east. From June 24, 1948 to May 12, 1949, the Soviets blockaded Berlin's Western side from the Eastern side. This is what we call the Berlin Wall. In 1948, during construction of the Wall, the Soviet Union cut off all rail water supply to the West, Western Berlin. During the summer of 1952, the border (Inte...
  • Social Effects Of The Berlin Wall
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    Outline THESIS: From research and historical analysts, we can conclude that in many cases the people of Germany have been effected socially and economically by the building and construction of the Berlin Wall. I. Background A. Beginning construction B. Closing borders C. Pre-Berlin Wall II. History A. Cold War B. World War II C. Economy. Post- Berlin Wall effects A. Economic examples B. Political examples Conclusion In the last fifty years the German Democratic Republic has been a nonstop changi...
  • 1989 And East And West Berlin
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    Guten tag und wilko en zum Berlin Stadtrunfahrt. We will start our tour of Berlin with a brief history of the city. Berlin developed as a trading village in about 1200 AD. It's location at the junction on the Spree and Havel rivers helped to establish its importance. In the 1600's it became the capital of Prussia. Berlin's worst period began with Adolf Hitler's rise to power with the Nazi Party in 1933. During World War II in 1939 to 1945, Germany fought England, France, the Soviet Union, and th...
  • Berlin Airlift
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    Scott Lip nick THE BERLIN AIRLIFT The Berlin Airlift, that lasted from June 24, 1948 to October 31, 1949, was a direct indication that showed the Solviet Union during the beginning stages of the Cold War would not interfere with Berlin airlift because they were not willing to enter war with the United States and Great Britain. After World War Two, the Soviet Union under Joseph Stalin sought to expand Russia's territory through the use of communism. The city of Berlin was a key point to eventuall...
  • West Germany To Berlin
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    After the Second World War, Berlin was split between the UK, France, the US and the USSR as it was decided at Yalta and Potsdam. Soon afterwards the four zones merged into two, namely West and East Berlin. Berlin shortly afterwards became the front for the cold war between the USSR and the West. On June 25th, 1948, the USSR set up a blockade around Berlin to try and force the Allies to give up their rights to the western part of the city. Stalin halted all traffic into and out of the Russian sec...
  • Three Western Zones Excluding West Berlin
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    "But there was always the risk that Russian reaction might lead to war. We had to face the possibility that Russia might deliberately choose to make Berlin the pretext for war... ". - Harry S. Truman. The Berlin airlift was one of the most brilliant American achievements during the post World War II era. President Truman's decision to leave American soldiers in Berlin, could quite possibly be called the proudest decision of his political career (McCollough 630). The original conflict that led to...
  • Traffic Between West Germany And West Berlin
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    One very important factor in the Cuban missile crisis was Cuba's location. Cuba is an island approximately 90 miles off the coast of America. Which was and still is in good missile range of USA. And so the USA wanted to keep it's influence by means of trading links and controlling the Cuban economy this meant the USSR could hold no influence in the area. Until 1959, Juan Batista ruled Cuba. At this time Cuba was very dependant on the USA; there were many US banks and businesses on the island, as...
  • Airlift Supplies O Airlift Pilots
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    The Berlin Blockade Causes The fusion of the zones o 1947 - Britain & USA fuse their 2 zones into a single administrative unit - Bizonia o 1948 - France is added to form Trizonia Constitution set up (Allies planning to set up an independent state) Russians Alarmed - did not want a strong, rich Germany. As it raised the possibility of another attack on Russia (1914, 1941) o Western Allies also join their sectors of Berlin Contrast of lifestyles evident in Berlin (People from German Berlin could f...
  • Communism Throughout Eastern Europe
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    Many young historians ask themselves how did the Cold War start? I for one am wondering. But, I suppose the answer to that is quite simple, not straight foreword, but simple. The steps leading up to the Cold War are not as quite as chronological as they were in WWII, when Hitler broke the Treaty Of Versailles, however, the pieces of the puzzle do fit together, and they do make a complete picture. In 1943 and 1945 two conferences were held between President Roosevelt of USA, Prime Minister Church...

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