World War To Cold War<br />International Relations 1939  1945<br />
Who Fought Whom?<br />GERMANY INVADES POLAND 1939<br />NAZI-SOVIET PACT 1939<br />So, who was fighting whom at this point?...
Where Was the USA?<br />Isolationism key foreign policy of 1930s<br />Lend Lease Programme established March 1941<br />Bom...
Who Fought Whom?  (2)<br />Pearl Harbor – December 1941<br />So, who are the Axis Powers and who are the Allies now?<br />...
World War II Changed Europe<br />The ‘Grand Alliance’ based solely on defeating Hitler <br />Previously suspicions and mis...
1945: State of the Nations 1<br />London<br />Stalingrad<br />Washington DC<br />Berlin<br />Hiroshima<br />
1945: State of the Nations 2<br />USA physically untouched by World War 2<br />Phenomenal economic growth due to war<br />...
Balance Of Power<br />USSR occupying Eastern Europe and areas of Asia and Middle East<br />Britain and France still have e...
Prospects for Peace?<br />What problems can you foresee developing after World War Two, based on what you have already cov...
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An overview, usuing mainly images, of who the alliance systems developed and changed over ww2. It also outlines some key issues that contributed to the start of the Cold War.

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  1. 1. World War To Cold War<br />International Relations 1939  1945<br />
  2. 2. Who Fought Whom?<br />GERMANY INVADES POLAND 1939<br />NAZI-SOVIET PACT 1939<br />So, who was fighting whom at this point?<br />TRIPARTITE PACT 1940<br />
  3. 3. Where Was the USA?<br />Isolationism key foreign policy of 1930s<br />Lend Lease Programme established March 1941<br />Bombing of Pearl Harbor December 1941 brought USA into World War II<br />Lasted throughout war – and had to be repaid afterwards<br />Totalled $50.1 (= $700bn today)<br />An example of the economic wealth and power of the USA<br />
  4. 4. Who Fought Whom? (2)<br />Pearl Harbor – December 1941<br />So, who are the Axis Powers and who are the Allies now?<br />Operation Barbarossa June 1941<br />
  5. 5. World War II Changed Europe<br />The ‘Grand Alliance’ based solely on defeating Hitler <br />Previously suspicions and mistrust since at least 1917<br />Would the Alliance hold?<br />
  6. 6. 1945: State of the Nations 1<br />London<br />Stalingrad<br />Washington DC<br />Berlin<br />Hiroshima<br />
  7. 7. 1945: State of the Nations 2<br />USA physically untouched by World War 2<br />Phenomenal economic growth due to war<br />GNP rose 60%<br />Industry expanded 40%<br />Farmers’ incomes quadrupled<br />Weekly wages of industrial workers rose 70%<br />
  8. 8. Balance Of Power<br />USSR occupying Eastern Europe and areas of Asia and Middle East<br />Britain and France still have empires – just<br />USA dominants world economically<br />USA also has atomic monopoly<br />Germany and Japan destroyed <br />Britain, France and Europe economically very weak<br />
  9. 9. Prospects for Peace?<br />What problems can you foresee developing after World War Two, based on what you have already covered?<br />
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