The USA entered World War Two against Germany and Japan in 1941, creating an uneasy alliance of the USA, Britain and the USSR. This alliance would ultimately fail and break down into the Cold War.
Where did the Grand Alliance leaders meet in 1945?
Tehran and Yalta
Casablanca and Tehran
Yalta and Potsdam
What was the main objective of the Potsdam Conference?
To force the Germans to surrender
To spread communism in Western Europe
To finalise a post-war settlement between the Allies
Which of the Big Three leaders of the Grand Alliance attended both the Yalta and Potsdam conferences?
Which of these countries lay 'behind the Iron Curtain' after World War Two?
Which crisis in Europe led to the statement known as the Truman Doctrine?
The Berlin Blockade
The Greek Civil War
The D-Day landings
To which policy was the US committed under the Truman Doctrine?
Which of these countries did not receive Marshall Aid after 1947?
The United Kingdom
What did Truman describe as 'two halves of the same walnut'?
West and East Berlin
The UN and NATO
The Truman Doctrine and Marshall Aid
Which of these events was a factor in Stalin's decision to impose the Berlin Blockade?
The introduction of a new common currency in the Western sectors of Germany
The failure of the Soviet Union's nuclear weapons development
American missiles being placed in West Berlin
Which of these transport links was critical for the supplying of West Berlin during the Berlin Blockage of 1948-49?
The autobahns from the Western sectors of Germany to Berlin
The air corridors linking Templehof Airport in Berlin with the Western sectors
The railway lines linking the Western sectors with Berlin Central Station