The Berlin Crisis

  • The Berlin Airlift

    The Berlin Airlift
    The Berlin Airlift was to June 27,1948 to May 12, 1949. It was an solution to a very serious supply problem during the Cold War. After the second World War, Germany was divided up into several administrative districts by the French, British, Americans, and Russians.
  • Berlin Crisis

    Berlin Crisis
    In June 1961 Premier Khrushchev created a new crisis over the status of West Berlin when he again threatened to sign a separate peace treaty with East Germany, which he said, would end existing four-power agreements guaranteeing American, British, and French access rights to West Berlin. The three powers replied that no unilateral treaty could abrogate their responsibilities and rights in West Berlin, including the right of unobstructed access to the city.
  • The Berlin Crisis

    The Berlin Crisis
    The last major politico-military European incident of the Cold War about the occupational status of the German capital city, Berlin, and of post–World War II Germany. The U.S.S.R. provoked the Berlin Crisis with an ultimatum demanding the withdrawal of Western armed forces from West Berlin—culminating with the city's de facto partition with the East German erection of the Berlin Wall.
  • Khrushchev’s Secret Speech on the Berlin Crisis

    Khrushchev’s Secret Speech on the Berlin Crisis
    An extraordinary meeting of the Warsaw Pact leaders took place in the Moscow. The main issue on the agenda was the fate of the German Democratic Republic (GDR). Almost three years earlier, Soviet leader Nikita S. Khrushchev had provoked an international crisis by giving Western powers an ultimatum: negotiate a final settlement of the German Question with the Soviets, or else Moscow would sign a separate peace treaty with the GDR, threatening Western occupation rights in (and access to) Berlin.
  • The Berlin Wall

    The Berlin Wall
    The Berlin wall was buit in 1961 on August 13 it started in Berlin and ended in East Germany in 1981. The reason for the wall is East germans to keep the East germans from defecting to the West so easily. The wall encompassed the Western sectors of the city, which was an oasis of the West in East Germany.
  • The Faling Of The Berlin Wall

    The Faling Of The Berlin Wall
    The falling of the Berlin wall was in 1989 the cause was one must look, not in Germany, but in the Soviet UnionThe change began when Mikhail Gorbachev came to power in the Soviet Union in 1985. He tried to make changes in the state bureaucracy and in the Communist party by restructuring the economy’s production and distribution system, a plan now known as perestroika.