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
Save N. Korea
Truman happy to call for a Cease Fire
"For the Russian people, the question of Poland is not only a question of honor but also a question of security. Throughout history, Poland has been the corridor through which the enemy has passed into Russia. Poland is a question of life and death for Russia."