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Cold War Timeline

Cold War Timeline

Yalta (Crimea) Conference The Yalta Conference February, 1945 Washington, March 24 - The text of the agreements reached at the Crimea (Yalta) Conference between , Prime Minister and Generalissimo , as released by the State Department today, follows: The Crimea Conference of the heads of the Governments of the United States of America, the United Kingdom, and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, which took place from Feb. 4 to 11, came to the following conclusions: It was decided: 1. 2. (a) the United Nations as they existed on 8 Feb., 1945; and (b) Such of the Associated Nations as have declared war on the common enemy by 1 March, 1945. 3. 4. "The above-named Governments suggest that the conference consider as affording a basis for such a Charter the proposals for the establishment of a general international organization which were made public last October as a result of the Dumbarton Oaks conference and which have now been supplemented by the following provisions for Section C of Chapter VI: C. "1. "2. "3. 1. 2.

1941-1949 - Potsdam Conference A Decade of American Foreign Policy 1941-1949Potsdam Conference The Berlin (Potsdam) Conference, July 17-August 2, 1945 (a) Protocol of the Proceedings, August l, 1945 The Berlin Conference of the Three Heads of Government of the U. S. A. " (1) There shall be established a Council composed of the Foreign Ministers of the United Kingdom, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, China, France, and the United States. "(2) (i) The Council shall normally meet in London which shall be the permanent seat of the joint Secretariat which the Council will form. " (ii) The first meeting of the Council shall be held in London not later than September 1st 1945. " (3) (i) As its immediate important task, the Council shall be authorized to draw up, with a view to their submission to the United Nations, treaties of peace with Italy, Rumania, Bulgaria, Hungary and Finland, and to propose settlements of territorial questions outstanding on the termination of the war in Europe. B. C. D. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

American Experience . MacArthur . Korean Maps The Korean War Stage 1: North Korea attacks The Korean War began in the predawn darkness of June 25, 1950 as Kim Il Sung's heavily armed and well-trained North Korean army crossed the 38th parallel -- the border between the two Koreas at the end of World War II. By the night of June 28, Seoul had fallen and the South Korean forces were in disarray. On July 30, President Truman announced that he had "authorized the United States Air Force to conduct missions on specific military targets in northern Korea [and] a naval blockade of the entire Korean coast," adding almost as an afterthought, "General MacArthur has been authorized to use certain supporting ground units." Stage 2: Americans pushed to the Pusan Perimeter July 5 saw the first battle between American and North Korean troops, and the Americans did not fare as well as they expected. Stage 3: Inchon Stage 4: Approaching the Yalu On October 25, however, things turned ominous. Stage 5: An entirely new war Stage 6: Stalemate