The Conflict Begins. Livadia Palace of Yalta. YALTA, Overture to Conflict. At Crimean Resort of Yalta, met 3 most powerful men in the world: FDR, Stalin, Churchill February 4-12, 1945 Preliminary meeting requested by Churchill with FDR was declined by FDR
There was an agreement that the priority would be the unconditional surrender of Nazi Germany. After the war, Germany would be split into four occupied zones.
The Polish eastern border would follow the Curzon Line, and Poland would receive territorial compensation in the West from Germany.
Roosevelt obtained a commitment by Stalin to participate in the United Nations.
CAN HE BLOCK IT?
1. 1,500 flights a day
2. lasted fifteen months
3. total of 278,228 flights
4. delivered 2,326,306 tons of food and supplies
5. 17 US and 8 British aircraft loss with total of 101 fatalities
6. Cost was$224 million (1949 dollars)
Charter members were United States, United Kingdom, France, Canada, Italy, Belgium, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Norway, Denmark, Portugal and Iceland.