Europe since 1945

Main

Atlantic charter

01/01/1942

Division/occupation of Germany

1945 - 1949

Yalta conference

02/01/1945

UN conference

04/01/1945

Germany surrenders

05/08/1945

Left-Wing politics favoured

06/01/1945 - 1948

Potsdam

07/01/1945 - 08/01/1945

UN a formal institution

10/01/1945

Nuremberg trials

11/01/1945 - 10/01/1946

De Gaulle retires

01/01/1946

End of monarchy in Italy

06/01/1946

4th republic (France)

11/01/1946

Truman Doctrine

03/01/1947 - 03/31/1947

Social/welfare policies in effect in GB

1948

Right-wing politics favoured

1948

Marshall plan

04/01/1948 - 1951

Berlin Blockade

06/01/1948 - 05/01/1949

East/West Germany created

1949 - 10/01/1990

Labour party loses elections (GB)

1951

Vietnam war

11/01/1955 - 04/30/1975