Meeting between Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin to decide what would happen at the end of the war. Topics discussed included –
Partitioning of Germany
Fate of Poland
The United Nations
8 May 1945
Victory in Europe as Germany surrenders to the Russian army.
17 July 1945 - 2 August 1945
The Potsdam Conference formally divided Germany and Austria into four zones. It was also agreed that the German capital Berlin would be divided into four zones. The Russian Polish border was determined and Korea was to be divided into Soviet and American zones.
6 August 1945
The United States dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima
8 August 1945
The United States dropped the second atomic bomb on Nagasaki.
14 August 1945
The Japanese surrendered bringing World War Two to an end.
2 September 1945
Ho Chi Minh proclaimed Vietnam an independent republic.