Flashcards in Stalinisation of Eastern Europe Deck (18):
What did Malenkov want to happen with eastern Europe?
He wanted to focus on rebuilding Russia's industry instead
What did Litvinov want to happen with eastern Europe?
He wanted to have a sphere of influence in eastern europe
When did Albania convert to communism?
When did Romania convert to communism?
When did Bulgaria convert to communism?
When did Hungary convert to communism?
When did Czechoslovakia convert to communism?
When did Poland convert to communism?
When did East Germany convert to communism?
How was communism established in Hungary?
How was communism established in Czechoslovakia?
A communist coup overthrew the government
When was trizonia formed?
When was the Berlin Blockade?
24th June 1948- 12th may 1949
What was the Berlin Blockade?
Stalin cut off supplies from west Berlin
this was possible as Berlin was in the soviet zone of Germany
How many tonnes of supplied were given to Berlin during the Berlin airlift?
What were the effects of the Berlin Blockade/Airlift?
Demonstrated the commitment of the USA to challenge communism
Showed that Stalin was unwilling to engage the US military
What did west Germany become and when?
Federal Republic of Germany
23rd may 1949