THE COLD WAR – a preface. Big Three meet at summits Stalin, Churchill, Roosevelt Tehran (11/1943) D- day, Concessions to Please Stalin . Yalta (2/1945) USSR would enter the Pacific Theatre , agreed on Partition of Germany, United Nations, and Free Elections.
-Mao loses face and Power in the CCP
-Launches the Cultural Revolution
-Goal was to eliminate all forms of Capitalism
-Make the working class equal
-Students leave School to Form “Red Guard”
-Youth movement to further Mao’s C.R.
-arrested “counter revolutionaries”
-Disbanded in ‘68
Post WWII, U.S. Occupied South of 38th
But Cold War Tensions between the U.S.
And the Soviets made that impossible.
With 90,000 troops invade South
Korea in 1950
Military Force to push back the invasion
In Amphibious attack at the
Port of Inchon
They Push the North to the Yula River
Save N. Korea
Stalemate at the 38th Parallel…
Truman happy to call for a Cease Fire