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Month and year of Teheran

November-December 1943

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Who was at the Teheran conference

USA (Roosevelt)
UK (Churchill)
USSR (Stalin)

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What agreements were made at Teheran?

Plan for 'D Day' or 'Operation Overload'
UK and USA agreed to support USSR troops in Europe

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What were areas of disagreement at Teheran?

Question of whether Russia will get involved in the Pacific

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Conditions to consider in the background of Teheran

Still in TOTAL war
These are alliances of necessity not choice

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Where was the Yalta conference held?

Yalta, Ukraine

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Month and year of Yalta

February 1945

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Who was at Yalta

USA (Roosevelt)
UK (Churchill)
USSR (Stalin)

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What was discussed at Yalta

What the plans would be after Germany's defeat

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Agreements made at Yalta

Stalin to enter Pacific war
Germany be divided into 4 zones (British, French, American + Soviet) and Berlin be divided into 4 soviet zones
To find + punish nazi war criminals
Free elections in Eastern Europe
They joined the United Nations Organisation
Eastern Europe would be 'a soviet circle of influence'

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Disagreements in Yalta

Stalin wanted border of USSR to move into Poland
Churchill + Roosevelt reluctant but accepted as long as USSR did not interfere with Greece to protect from communism

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Conditions of Yalta

Germany had not yet surrendered

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Where was the Potsdam conference

Potsdam, Berlin, Germany

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Month and year of Potsdam

July-August 1945

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Who was at Potsdam and why did it change

USA (Truman) - Roosevelt died
UK (Attlee) - new UK elections
USSR (Stalin)

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What was discussed at Potsdam

What to do about Germany
Reparations
Soviet party in Eastern Europe

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Agreements made at Potsdam

Reparations from Germany would be extracted from the zone that is controlled by the country (UK, FR, USA, USSR) and they could choose what to take from them with soviet reparations being supplemented from other zones
Eastern Europe to be 'a Soviet sphere of influence'

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Disagreements at Potsdam

Stalin wanted to cripple Germany and take reparations but Truman didn't want to repeat mistakes of T of V
Soviet policy in Eastern Europe - Stalin had set up pro-Soviet government but Truman became unhappy with stalin's intentions

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Conditions to consider in Potsdam

America had successfully tested atomic bomb
New president Truman was very anti-communist
Stalin was occupying most of Eastern Europe and was very close to communist take over there
Stalin had not let free, democratic elections in Poland
Germany had been defeated

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Where was the Teheran conference?

Iran