The Cold War: 1947-1990’s. What were the issues?. The Ideological Struggle. Soviet & Eastern Bloc Nations [“Iron Curtain”]. US & the Western Democracies. GOAL spread world-wide Communism. GOAL “Containment” of Communism & the eventual collapse of the Communist world. [George Kennan].
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Soviet & Eastern Bloc Nations[“Iron Curtain”]
US & the Western Democracies
GOAL spread world-wide Communism
GOAL “Containment” of Communism & the eventual collapse of the Communist world.[George Kennan]
The Russians have beaten America in space—they have the technological edge!
In a 1946 speech, Stalin said communism and capitalism were incompatible – and another war was inevitable
From Stettin in the Balkans, to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent. Behind that line lies the ancient capitals of Central and Eastern Europe.-- Sir Winston Churchill, 1946
Like the whole of Germany, the city of Berlin was divided into four zones
- Accused 205 state department members of being communist