How Did the Cold War Affect the Politics of Germany and Italy?

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How did the Cold War affect the politics of Germany and Italy? The Cold War was the most important historic event in the 20th century after the Second World War, from 1945 till 1991 between two most powerful countries in that period – Soviet Union and USA. The Cold War invested a lot in world politics. What is the Cold War? This was a war for dominance in the world. In 1945 the USA was the only one country in the world that had the nuclear weapons. But in the 1949 USSR started to learn their nuclear weapons. In further developments forced the USSR was soon created by nuclear, and then thermonuclear weapons. (Isaacs J, 2008) Fight has become very dangerous for all. Germany and Italy did not play the latest role in this war. German question…show more content…
(Kettenacker L) Further, the West has given his consent to have consequences withdrawal of Germans from Poland, Hungary and Czechoslovakia. The brutal expulsion in time to about millions Germans were in stark contrast to Western reservations about the "humane" the implementation of this step. So they paid for the guilt of the Germans, and for the transfer of Poland's western border as a result of the Soviet occupation of eastern Poland and Konigsberg (Kettenacker L,1997) Decision was taken only about saving four occupation zones in the form of economic and political units. Meanwhile, each occupying power had to meet the requirements at the beginning of the reparations due to their occupation zone. In 1948 three countries, USA, France and UK, held conference, where they discussed the issue of Germany and what to do next. They tackled issues such as the future of Germany, the control of the Ruhr area and the payment of reparations (Douglas R, 2013) A new conference of the three countries occurred in Frankfurt, where still dealt with the issue of Germany and came to an agreement on the division of it. In Washington was another meeting of ministers of the three countries, where they signed a document which confirmed the occupation policy of the three powers in Germany. (Douglas R, 2013) May 8, 1949 West German Parliamentary Council
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