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1

West Berlin couldn't last..?

many days without supplies.

2

Because they needed supplies it looked like the western powers would have to..?

pull out of Berlin.

3

The USA pulling out of Berlin would..?

make them look weak and undermine their image.

4

Western powers responded to the blockade with..?

an airlift.

5

Thousands of tonnes of supplies were..?

flown into Berlin.

6

The Berlin airlift made the USA appear..?

peaceful and generous.

7

When was West Germany officially formed?

September 1949.

8

NATO was set up to..?

counter Soviet military threat.

9

When was NATO set up?

1949

10

The Berlin blockade made the USSR appear..?

agressive and threatening.

11

When was East Germany officially formed as a Soviet state?

October 1949

12

Who formed the Warsaw Pact?

The USSR

13

When was the Warsaw Pact set up?

1955

14

Why was the Warsaw Pact set up?

to counter the military threat from NATO