Flashcards in A Divided Berlin Deck (15)
After the war Germany was divided into four zones and Berlin..?
was also divided into four.
Berlin was deep inside..?
Soviet-controlled East Germany.
Divided Berlin gave the USA a foothold..?
inside the Soviet Eastern Bloc.
Some Germans in East Germany did not like having..?
a communist government.
In the West there were..?
better jobs and higher wages.
It was easy to get to West Germany once..?
you had reached the western zones in Berlin.
Many Germans crossed from..?
the East to the West in Berlin.
Many skilled workers left to the West, leaving..?
the East with a skills shortage.
People leaving made the Soviets look very bad as people..?
clearly preferred West Germany to East Germany.
The USSR knew that they could not push the West out of Berlin by force as it would start a war that..?
they could not win.
A reason for attacking West Berlin was that there were more..?
Soviet troops than western troops around Berlin.
The USSR knew that their army could easily..?
defeat a western allied army.
The USSR didn't want to attack West Berlin as the USA had developed..?
The USSR had developed an H-bomb but the USA..?
had 20 times more than the USSR.