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1

The Conferences agreed to divide Germany into four zones, but the aim was..?

to reunite the zones as soon as possible.

2

The USSR tried to disrupt the gradual rebuilding of West Germany by..?

blockading Berlin.

3

The USA wanted Germany to be a strong, capitalist and united country to..?

trade with and help prevent the spread of communism.

4

The British and US zones..?

joined together.

5

The British and US zones joining together was called..?

Bizonia.

6

Bizonia was included in..?

the Marshall Plan.

7

Stalin didn't like Bizonia as..?

he was not consulted and thought it went against agreements made in Potsdam.

8

Stalin thought Bizonia was an attempt to..?

permanently divide richer West Germany from poorer East Germany.

9

The USSR had 1.5 million troops in their zone, whereas western countries..?

had sent most of their troops home.

10

How many troops did the USSR have in its zone?

1.5 million

11

Eastern Germany grew almost all food that..?

western Germany ate.

12

The USSR blocked all supplies into Berlin to show..?

it had the power to stop a divided Germany working.