A complete (hopefully In depth) timeline of the history of europe
If you dont know about him by now, you deserve to be sent to the gulags.
The struggle of ideas between the Capitalist powers and the Communist powers
The British and the Soviets fought at Greece to keep each other's ideas from dominating Greek politics. Also caused the US to create the Truman doctrine, in which the use vowed to keep all Soviet ideas from spreading. With the US's help. Britain won.
The US gave European nations money to help rebuild. Also had the underlying reason of preventing the spread of communism.
Made to Secure economic control over all Berlin force the western powers to stop making a separate western German state.
Meant that Communism was spreading throughout the world.
Marking the beginning of much tensions and the nuclear age.
A wall that separated east and west Berlin. Highly symbolic and annoying to the eastern Germans