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After World War II, the four victorious allied powers. The United States, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the United Kingdom, and France. Divided Germany and Austria into the four occupied zones. The two capitols Berlin and Vienna were placed under the joint control of all four occupying powers.

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Primary Document 1

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During World War II leaders had many ways to stay in touch with one another. They could telephone, cable, dispatch ambassadors, send written communications; there was nothing better than actually meeting in person too make sure that you're point was clearly made and understandable. Winston Churchill Great Britain's prime minister knew it all so well, he was a traveler, taking dangerous journeys to all thirteen of the major conferences. The U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt made the long distance travel difficult while the Soviet Union's supreme leader Joseph Stalin was involved in a brutal fight against Nazi Germany, obsessed with politics in Moscow, who was willing to travel whom refused to stay far away from home.

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Yalta is an ancient city on the shores of the Black Sea. The war conference where the Big Three Franklin D. Rooslevelt, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin issued the Yalta Agreement their "Declaration on Liberated Europe". On September 11, 1939 just a few days after Hitler triggered the Second World Way by unleashing the German Army in Poland, U.S. President Franklin D. Rooslevelt penned a brief message to Britians first Lord of the admirity Winston Churchill. The Anglo-American Alliance agreement was signed about three months after the U.S. Congress declared war on Japan and set the stage of the American declaration of war on the remaining Axis of countries. It was signed in Washington on February 23, 1942 by Sumner Welles, who was the acting secretary of state, and Viscount Halifax, British ambassador.

 

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A Letter From Sicily

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Churchill's son Randolph, whom was a soldier serving with a British Special Raiding Squadron during the invasion of Sicily, he wrote his father two letters during the landings. Describing the troop morale, enemy resistance, and the type of weather. The next day with the operation a success he wrote to his father "The whole enterprise in their sector was to good to be true.... Hoping is had gone as well also with the Americans.

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The Yalta Conference: Selling out Eastern Europe or Smart Politics?

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The Yalta Conference marked America’s acquiescence to Soviet domination of Eastern Europe. The wartime allies held the meeting to discuss the postwar European p
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The wartime allies held the meeting to discuss the postwar European political situation and reorganization. President Franklin Roosevelt hoped that he would convince Soviet leader Josef Stalin to make an attack on Japan in order to shorten the Pacific War that was going on. The "Big Three" met at Yalta to discuss postwar order. The Soviets added Eastern Europe to their empire to start a war with Japan. At the end of it all the U.S. and Britain abandoned the Eastern Europe to a tyrant. After it all man American lives were saved, and people did have to greif to losing a loved family member through the tragic war situation.

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The significance for society of the Yalta Conference was that it helped shape modern European politics and borders. After World War I, the European countries that were left actually divided there borders. The Yalta Conference was what had decided that Europe would be allowed too create democratic governments. Also the conference at Yalta delt with the fate of postwar.

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