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 ... In the Western Bloc, the War...
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
The treaty called on the member states to come to the defense of any ... to make
West Germany a member of NATO and allow that nation to remilitarize. ... One
year after the United States doubled its territory with the Louisiana .... on the
battlefields of World War I. The article sparked a genuine crisis on the ... World
NATO military alliance established by the North Atlantic Treaty (also called the
Washington ... to Soviet armies stationed in central and eastern Europe after
World War II. ... Joining the original signatories were Greece and Turkey (1952);
West ... self-defense recognized by Article 51 of the Charter of the United Nations,
While liberating Eastern Europe from Nazi Germany in World War II, the Red
Army ... cooperation, and mutual assistance with Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia,
Hungary, Poland, ... forces and reshaping them along Soviet military lines after
World War II. .... Germany joined NATO on May 5, 1955, the Soviet Union
declared that West ...
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, ...
Throughout much of World War II, the U.S. and the USSR were reluctant allies.
Germany posed a significant threat to both countries and necessity dictated ...
Another of Stalin's broken promises was to remove troops from Iran after the war.
.... eventually met in Brussels, Belgium and signed a mutual defense pact in 1948
Cold War alliances like NATO and the Warsaw Pact both reflected and intensified
... In the years following World War II, European nations took steps to align with ...
Just weeks after the signing of the Treaty of Brussels, Soviet forces initiated their
... formed their own military agency: the Western Union Defence Organisation.
To help rebuild democratic countries after World War II ... Germany was divided
into Eastern and Western sections; the Western half was ... The USSR was the
Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, also called the Soviet Union, ... In 1949, the
Western European and North American nations entered into a mutual defense
... West. Although World War II brought the two countries into alliance, based on
the ... economic cooperation and disarmament negotiations with the West. .... left
the party after the signing of the Nazi-Soviet Nonaggression Pact of 1939. .... by
mutual perceptions of hostile intention between military-political alliances or