The Warsaw Pact, formally the Treaty of Friendship, Co-operation, and Mutual
Assistance and ... The Warsaw Pact was the military complement to the Council
for Mutual .... Soviet leaders, like many E...
After the destruction of the Second World War, the nations of Europe ... countries
of Western Europe gathered together to create a military alliance. ... instituted a
peacetime draft, increased military spending, and called upon the ... President
Truman inspecting a tank produced under the Mutual Defense Assistance
It is often said that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization was founded in ... The
aftermath of World War II saw much of Europe devastated in a way that is ... With
this in mind, several Western European democracies came together to ... New
Allies joined the Alliance: Greece and Turkey in 1952, and West Germany in
Throughout much of World War II, the U.S. and the USSR were reluctant allies. ...
The USSR begged the western Allies to attack the German army on its ... The
world had never seen a threat like communism or a nation that behaved as the ....
eventually met in Brussels, Belgium and signed a mutual defense pact in 1948.
During World War II, the Soviet Union began to build what Soviet sources refer to
... cooperation, and mutual assistance with Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Hungary,
Poland, ... forces and reshaping them along Soviet military lines after World War II
. .... When this tactic failed and West Germany joined NATO on May 5, 1955, the ...
Cold War alliances like NATO and the Warsaw Pact both reflected and intensified
the ... In the years following World War II, European nations took steps to align
with others to ... formed their own military agency: the Western Union Defence
Organisation. ... and Mutual Assistance, more commonly known as the Warsaw
After World War II, the Soviet Union and its Western allies soon parted ways as ...
Eager to consolidate influence over a number of countries near the Soviet Union
... and the Soviet Union concluded a mutual defense treaty against Japan and the
.... called for a multiparty political system and withdrawal from the Warsaw Pact, ...
Three months after that, Germany, Italy, and Japan signed a mutual defense ...
China also joined the Allies, as eventually did most of the rest of the world. ...
After World War II, Europe was split into western and Soviet spheres of influence.
... The pact included a secret protocol which would divide eastern Europe into
When the war ended in 1945, these two countries emerged as world super
powers. ... The western democracies tried but failed to curb Soviet expansion. ...
These states were held together by an agreement called the Warsaw Pactor,
more officially, the ... The Warsaw Pact was a mutual defense pact aimed at
Jun 20, 2012 ... NATO military alliance established by the North Atlantic Treaty (also called ...
After World War II in 1945, western Europe was economically ... a collective-
defense agreement called the Western European Union. ... These discussions
were eventually joined by France, the Low Countries, and Norway and in ...