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Europe Divided History 104 / April 22, 2013. The American military & the question of fraternization. Eastern Europe: Red Army Choirs and pro-Soviet “ friendship societies ”. Hamburg, 1957: boxing legend Max Schmeling as a Coca-Cola distributor.

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Europe DividedHistory 104 / April 22, 2013


The American military & the question of fraternization


Eastern Europe: Red Army Choirsand pro-Soviet “friendship societies”


Hamburg, 1957:boxing legend Max Schmelingas a Coca-Cola distributor


Marlene Dietrich(an emigré from Germany)advertises for Lucky Strike


“Learning from the Soviet Union means learning victory!”


Clement AttleeBritish Prime Minister, 1945-1951


France’s final defeat in Vietnam:Dien Bien Phu, March-May 1954


France’s war in Algeria, 1954-1962


De Gaulle “returns” to lead France, 1958


Konrad AdenauerWest German Chancellor, 1949-1963“No Experiments!”


Ludwig ErhardWest German Minister of Economics, 1949-1963“Prosperity for Everyone”


The Treaty of Rome (March 1957)


Jean-Paul Sartre, apostle of existentialism


Herbert Marcuse (1898-1979)One-Dimensional Man (1964)


The “May Events” in Paris, 1968


“Heavy industry –the basis of our independence and prosperity”- poster promotingEast Germany’sFive Year Plan


“De-Stalinization” in 1956:Khrushchev denounces Stalin’s earlier “cult of personality”


Stalin “beheaded” in Budapest(October 1956)


Soviet tanksenter the Hungarian capital


Alexander Dubcek (1921-1992)“socialism with a human face”


Aug. 20, 1968:other Warsaw Pact states intervene to crush the“Prague Spring”


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