Annexation of portions of Czechoslovakia (Sudetenland) in 10 days.
Signators: Germany, UK, France, and Italy
Barbaric actions of Germans against Jews in the town of Krystallnacht.
French President Petain signed armistice. Vichy government put into place by Nazi regime.
Nazi invasion of USSR
Nazi's fail to breakthrough.
Turning point for the war against the Nazi's
German General Paulus admitted defeat at Stalingrad with USSR commander Zrukov.
FDR, Churchill, and Stalin
-Invasion of Western Europe
Stalin wanted UK and US to begin preparation for a large scale invasion of western Europe. May-June 1944 commitment
- West came to the realization that this plan could solidify communism in europe.
Main topic: status of post-war Eastern Europe
-Poland in particular
2nd: USSR involvement into the Pacific Front
3rd: United Nations
US declaration to contain - by economic as well as militaristic means all manifestations of communism
Communist country unto Tito broke relations with the Kremlin
Eygpt, Jordan, Iraq, Syria, Kuwait, Lebanon
Belgium, Luxembourg, Italy, Iceland, Norway, Netherlands, Denmark, Canada, United States, Portugal, United Kingdom, France
1952: Greece and Turkey
1955: Federal Republic of Germany
1999: Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland
Poland, Hungary, Romania, USSR, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, German Democratic Republic
Albania left 1964