NATO and the Warsaw Pact (1945 - 1955)
1945
1946
1946
1947
1947
1948 Communist Coup in Czechoslovakia
1948 Communist Coup in Czechoslovakia
1948 Communist Coup in Czechoslovakia
1948 Communist Coup in Czechoslovakia
1948
1948
1948 June 1948: The Berlin Airlift Begins
1948 June 1948: The Berlin Airlift Begins
1948 June 1948: The Berlin Airlift Begins
1948 June 1948: The Berlin Airlift Begins
1948 June 1948: The Berlin Airlift Begins
1948 June 1948: The Berlin Airlift Begins
1948 June 1948: The Berlin Airlift Begins
1948 June 1948: The Berlin Airlift Begins
1948 June 1948: The Berlin Airlift Begins
1948 Tito breaks from the Soviet Union
1949 April 4, 1949: NATO founded
1949 May 23, 1949: West Germany founded
1949 US deploys nuclear weapons to defend Western Europe
1949 US deploys nuclear weapons to defend Western Europe
1949 US deploys nuclear weapons to defend Western Europe
1949 US deploys nuclear weapons to defend Western Europe
1949 US deploys nuclear weapons to defend Western Europe
1950
1950
1951
1951
1952 Communists take over Poland
1952 Communists take over Poland
1952 Communists take over Poland
1952
1952
1952
1952 Greece and Turkey join NATO
1952 Greece and Turkey join NATO
1952 Greece and Turkey join NATO
1952 Greece and Turkey join NATO
1953
1953
1954
1954
1955 West Germany joins NATO The Warsaw Pact is formed
Germany after World War II <ul><li>Germany was divided into 4 military zones </li></ul><ul><li>Britain, France, the Soviet...
Yugoslavia breaks from the Soviet Union <ul><li>Yugoslavia was communist </li></ul><ul><li>Its leader, Tito, didn’t like S...
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
The Foundation of West Germany (1949) <ul><li>May 23, 1949: The American, French, and British military zones are merged in...
Communists take Poland (1952) <ul><li>The Soviets liberated Poland from the Nazis in 1944, and set up their own government...
West Germany Joins NATO <ul><li>The US was worried that it could not protect Western Europe from a Soviet attack if German...
The Warsaw Pact is Formed <ul><li>The Soviets were afraid of an American attack once West Germany built an army </li></ul>...
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Nato And The Warsaw Pact

  1. 1. NATO and the Warsaw Pact (1945 - 1955)
  2. 2. 1945
  3. 3. 1946
  4. 4. 1946
  5. 5. 1947
  6. 6. 1947
  7. 7. 1948 Communist Coup in Czechoslovakia
  8. 8. 1948 Communist Coup in Czechoslovakia
  9. 9. 1948 Communist Coup in Czechoslovakia
  10. 10. 1948 Communist Coup in Czechoslovakia
  11. 11. 1948
  12. 12. 1948
  13. 13. 1948 June 1948: The Berlin Airlift Begins
  14. 14. 1948 June 1948: The Berlin Airlift Begins
  15. 15. 1948 June 1948: The Berlin Airlift Begins
  16. 16. 1948 June 1948: The Berlin Airlift Begins
  17. 17. 1948 June 1948: The Berlin Airlift Begins
  18. 18. 1948 June 1948: The Berlin Airlift Begins
  19. 19. 1948 June 1948: The Berlin Airlift Begins
  20. 20. 1948 June 1948: The Berlin Airlift Begins
  21. 21. 1948 June 1948: The Berlin Airlift Begins
  22. 22. 1948 Tito breaks from the Soviet Union
  23. 23. 1949 April 4, 1949: NATO founded
  24. 24. 1949 May 23, 1949: West Germany founded
  25. 25. 1949 US deploys nuclear weapons to defend Western Europe
  26. 26. 1949 US deploys nuclear weapons to defend Western Europe
  27. 27. 1949 US deploys nuclear weapons to defend Western Europe
  28. 28. 1949 US deploys nuclear weapons to defend Western Europe
  29. 29. 1949 US deploys nuclear weapons to defend Western Europe
  30. 30. 1950
  31. 31. 1950
  32. 32. 1951
  33. 33. 1951
  34. 34. 1952 Communists take over Poland
  35. 35. 1952 Communists take over Poland
  36. 36. 1952 Communists take over Poland
  37. 37. 1952
  38. 38. 1952
  39. 39. 1952
  40. 40. 1952 Greece and Turkey join NATO
  41. 41. 1952 Greece and Turkey join NATO
  42. 42. 1952 Greece and Turkey join NATO
  43. 43. 1952 Greece and Turkey join NATO
  44. 44. 1953
  45. 45. 1953
  46. 46. 1954
  47. 47. 1954
  48. 48. 1955 West Germany joins NATO The Warsaw Pact is formed
  49. 49. Germany after World War II <ul><li>Germany was divided into 4 military zones </li></ul><ul><li>Britain, France, the Soviet Union, and the United States controlled the government </li></ul><ul><li>Berlin was also divided among the 4 </li></ul>
  50. 50. Yugoslavia breaks from the Soviet Union <ul><li>Yugoslavia was communist </li></ul><ul><li>Its leader, Tito, didn’t like Stalin because he did not want the country to be controlled by the Soviet Union </li></ul><ul><li>Stalin stopped providing money and weapons to Yugoslavia </li></ul>
  51. 51. North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
  52. 52. The Foundation of West Germany (1949) <ul><li>May 23, 1949: The American, French, and British military zones are merged into the Federal Republic of Germany </li></ul><ul><li>The Allies thought that the Soviets were trying to undermine the German economy </li></ul><ul><li>While the Germans had their own government, the Allies kept their armies in place </li></ul>
  53. 53. Communists take Poland (1952) <ul><li>The Soviets liberated Poland from the Nazis in 1944, and set up their own government (500,000 Soviet troops there) </li></ul><ul><li>After the war, a coalition government was established between the communists and the pro-US politicians </li></ul><ul><li>By 1952 the communists were in complete control of Poland </li></ul>
  54. 54. West Germany Joins NATO <ul><li>The US was worried that it could not protect Western Europe from a Soviet attack if Germany was not allowed to have an army </li></ul><ul><li>Britain, France, and the US decided that West Germany could rebuild an army as long as they were a member of NATO </li></ul>
  55. 55. The Warsaw Pact is Formed <ul><li>The Soviets were afraid of an American attack once West Germany built an army </li></ul><ul><li>They made a military alliance with the other communist countries in Europe to defend each other in case NATO attacked them </li></ul>

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