. Truman asks for U.S. assistance for Greece and Turkey to forestall communist domination of the two nations.
1947 - 1951
$13 billion to finance economic recovery of europe.
1948 - 1949
defeated germany into divided regions and Berlin, capital, divided int o 4 regions, closed off railrods, highways, canals etc. believed to drive the french, Americans, and Britains out of the territories.