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After World war 2 Germany was partitioned into what four zones? a Soviet-occupied zone, an American-occupied zone, a British-occupied zone and a French-occupied zone
The capital City of Germany is ______ Berlin
In which of the four zone was Berlin located? Berlin was located in the Soviet Zone
What did the Soviet block? They blocked all roads, railways and canals into Berlin from west Germany
Why did the Russians close all highways, railroads and canals into western occupied Berlin? Because they wanted Berlin all to themselves and they thought that people who lived there would have a hard time getting food and any other supplies and would eventually drive Britain, France and the U.S out of the city
What is the Berlin airlift? It was an effort by the U.S and Britain to ship 2.3 million tons of supplies to the residents of western controlled sectors of Berlin from June 1948 to May 1949 as a response to the Soviet blockade of all land and canal routes to the divided city
The Berlin airlift was between _____ and _____ 1948 and 1949
What four countries occupied parts of Germany during the Berlin Airlift? Soviet Union, America, France and Britain
What did America dare Stalin to do during the Berlin Airlift? create war by shooting
What system was the German economy based on and what was their currency? The German economy was based on the Barter System. Cigarettes were the currency.
What was a major resource that was flown into Berlin? Coal was the major resource that was flown into Berlin.
______ is the only place where U.S and Russian troops met? Berlin is the only place where U.S and Russian troops met
How did America raise the stakes in crisis? America raised the stakes in the crisis by placing B29 bombers in West Germany. These bombers carried nuclear weapons.

After World war 2 Germany was partitioned into what four zones?

The capital City of Germany is ______

In which of the four zone was Berlin located?

What did the Soviet block?

Why did the Russians close all highways, railroads and canals into western occupied Berlin?

What is the Berlin airlift?

The Berlin airlift was between _____ and _____

What four countries occupied parts of Germany during the Berlin Airlift?

What did America dare Stalin to do during the Berlin Airlift?

What system was the German economy based on and what was their currency?

What was a major resource that was flown into Berlin?

______ is the only place where U.S and Russian troops met?

How did America raise the stakes in crisis?

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