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History > 20th century > Cold War / холодная война > Germany is divided    1949

 

 

 

East Berlin women

waving plaintful greetings

to their West Berllin friends

across the barbed-wire barricade,

which later became the Berlin wall.

 

Location: East Berlin, Germany

Date taken: March 1953

 

Photographer: Ralph Crane

Life Images

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

24 June 1948 - 12 May 1949

 

Berlin        Soviet blockade        Berlin airlift

 

 

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/bomb/peopleevents/pandeAMEX49.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/mwh/ir2/berlinblockaderev2.shtml

http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A638976

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/history/mwh/ir2/

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/special_report/1998/03/98/berlin/72088.stm

http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/berlinwall/8231.shtml

 

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/may/12/berlin-blockade-60th-anniversary

 

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/gallery/2008/jun/26/germany.russia?picture=335291007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Germany is divided        1949

 

The US, French and British zones

in the west

become the Federal Republic of Germany;

 

the Soviet zone

in the east becomes

the communist

German Democratic Republic.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/country_profiles/1053880.stm

 

 

 

 

The Federal Republic of Germany

- West Germany -

is founded on 12 May 1949.

 

On the 24 May,

the German Democratic Republic

- East Germany - is founded.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/1484769.stm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May Day In Berlin

Date taken: May 04, 1953

 

Photographer: Ralph Crane

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/l?imgurl=1f896d63c54d657

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May Day In Berlin

Date taken: May 04, 1953

 

Photographer: Ralph Crane

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/l?imgurl=e762735b9f105984

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May Day In Berlin

Date taken: May 04, 1953

 

Photographer: Ralph Crane

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/l?imgurl=621d0d2c28dc1884

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May Day In Berlin

Date taken: May 04, 1953

 

Photographer: Ralph Crane

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/l?imgurl=6c0a123748facba2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May Day In Berlin

Date taken: May 04, 1953

 

Photographer: Ralph Crane

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/l?imgurl=5d05001fcb418e78

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May Day In Berlin

Date taken: May 04, 1953

 

Photographer: Ralph Crane

Life Images

http://images.google.com/hosted/life/l?imgurl=f2ad8d34e345b8fa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/country_profiles/1053880.stm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/1484769.stm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Secret files from 70s

reveal Trident strike needed 'to kill 10m Russians'

Whitehall documents written in 1970s

and marked 'personal and top secret'

show logic of British Cold War deterrent

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2010/dec/26/secret-files-70s-trident-russians

 

 

Dagmar Searchinger        1916-2011

founder of Women Strike for Peace,

a cold war movement that helped organize

demonstrations around the world calling for nuclear disarmament

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/24/us/24wilson.html

 

 

Roy Richard Rubottom Jr.        1912-2010

a diplomat who influenced and helped hone

United States policy toward Latin America in the late 1950s,

a time of economic and political tumult

that culminated in Fidel Castro’s takeover in Cuba

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/20/world/americas/20rubottom.html 

 

 

The National Security Archive / The George Washington University

The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962

https://nsarchive2.gwu.edu//nsa/cuba_mis_cri/index.htm 

https://nsarchive2.gwu.edu//nsa/cuba_mis_cri/photos.htm 

 

 

Cold War

The global superpower stand-off

that brought the world to the brink of destruction.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/worldwars/coldwar/