United States, Britain, and Soviet Union agreed to divide Germany into zones of occupation controlled by Allied military forces
International organization intended to protect the members against aggression. U.S, Soviet Union, & other 48 countries joined.
had real power to investigate and settle disputes. Five permanent members- Britain, China, France, U.S, and Soviet Union. could veto any Security council action
East and West Germany. Soviets controlled eastern part, and half of the capital, Berlin. Democratic Western Europe and Communist Eastern Europe
President Truman's adopted foreign policy, directed at blocking Soviet influence and stopping the expansion of communism
France, Britain, and U.S decided to withdraw their forces from Germany and allow occupation zones to form one nation. Soviet Union responded by holding West Berlin hostage by cutting off supplies.
Between U.S and Soviet Union. struggle over political differences carried on by means short of military action or war.