China G.B. U.S.A. U.S.S.R. France Charter for a new multi-national organization 1.Demands the unconditional surrender of Japan 2.Plans for dividing Germany into 4 zones of occupation 3. Reorganize the Polish Lublin govt. on a broader basis
Transferred the chief authority in Germany to the Russian, American,British, French military commanders in their respective zones Outlawed National Socialism and abolished Nazi ideology Decentralize German economy and break up monopolies Ultimatum to Japan: unconditional surrender or total destruction
Truman Doctrine 1947 To combat totalitarian regimes worldwide. $400 million in aid to be delivered to Greece and Turkey, both of which President Truman suspected were threatened by possible communist insurrections. U.S. troops sent to administer the postwar reconstruction.
The Royal Air Force lost: 18 airmen killed 15 RAF personnel 1 army sergeant 1 Royal Australian Air Force pilot 1 South African Air Force flying officer. The British civil airlift lost: 21 men. U.S. losses: totaled 31 men: 22 U.S. Air Force pilots 6 U.S. Air Force airmen 1 U.S. navy petty officer 1 U.S. Army private 1 civilian. 13 German civilians perished
North Atlantic Treaty Organization NATO Member States (16) Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States, France
massive capability to strike back against any aggression that is needed.
Ike on the Domino theory …you have broader considerations that might follow what you would call the "falling domino" principle. You have a row of dominoes set up, you knock over the first one, and what will happen to the last one is the certainty that it will go over very quickly. So you could have a beginning of a disintegration that would have the most profound influences.
Stand up, Hungarians, your country calls. The time for now or never falls. Are we to live as slaves or free? Choose one. This is our destiny! By the God of all the Magyars, we swear. We swear never again the chains to bear.