Flashcards in WW2 Conferences Deck (20):
Month and year of Teheran
Who was at the Teheran conference
What agreements were made at Teheran?
Plan for 'D Day' or 'Operation Overload'
UK and USA agreed to support USSR troops in Europe
What were areas of disagreement at Teheran?
Question of whether Russia will get involved in the Pacific
Conditions to consider in the background of Teheran
Still in TOTAL war
These are alliances of necessity not choice
Where was the Yalta conference held?
Month and year of Yalta
Who was at Yalta
What was discussed at Yalta
What the plans would be after Germany's defeat
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'
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
Conditions of Yalta
Germany had not yet surrendered
Where was the Potsdam conference
Potsdam, Berlin, Germany
Month and year of Potsdam
Who was at Potsdam and why did it change
USA (Truman) - Roosevelt died
UK (Attlee) - new UK elections
What was discussed at Potsdam
What to do about Germany
Soviet party in Eastern Europe
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'
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
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