Flashcards in Defeat, Occupation And Division 1945-49 Deck (10):
What was the aftermath of the war referred to as?
Zero hour - Stunde Null
When did the red army begin its final assault on Berlin?
20th April 1945
What rewards did the Russians collect from Berlin?
-Elements of modern life e.g. Light bulbs, flush lavatories, cigarette lighters, gramophone
When was the Yalta Conference?
When did the Western Allies enter Berlin?
-Had to push back their allocated zones as agreed at the Yalta conference
What did the terms of the Yalta conference enable the Russians to do at the end of the war?
Consolidate their power and position in Berlin and place their supporters strategically in position in the new city administration
Approximately how many Germans had been killed during WW2?
How many Germans were homeless after the war?
How many more women were there in Germany than men?