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1

What was the aftermath of the war referred to as?

Zero hour - Stunde Null

2

When did the red army begin its final assault on Berlin?

20th April 1945

3

What rewards did the Russians collect from Berlin?

-Elements of modern life e.g. Light bulbs, flush lavatories, cigarette lighters, gramophone
-Women

4

When was the Yalta Conference?

1945 February

5

When did the Western Allies enter Berlin?

-July
-Had to push back their allocated zones as agreed at the Yalta conference

6

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

7

Approximately how many Germans had been killed during WW2?

6.5 million

8

How many Germans were homeless after the war?

20 million

9

How many more women were there in Germany than men?

7 million

10

How many people born in 1918 didn't survive Hitler's war?

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