According to Encyclopedia Britannica, the Iron Curtain separated the Soviet Union and its eastern and central European allies from the West. The phrase "iron curtain" had been used...
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The Iron Curtain is depicted as a black/white line. Warsaw Pact countries on one
side of the Iron Curtain appear shaded red; NATO members on the other are ...
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The phrase, which refers to the harsh and 'impenetrable' nature of the divide, was popularised by Winston Churchill in his speech of March 5th 1946, when he stated:
"From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic an "iron curtain
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On this day in History, Churchill delivers Iron Curtain speech on Mar 05, 1946.
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Full text of Winston Churchill's "Sinews of Peace," (the "Iron Curtain Speech"), at
Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri on March 5, 1946.
With typical oratorical skills, Church introduced the phrase "Iron Curtain" to
describe the division between Western powers and the area controlled by the
On March 5, 1946, at the request of Westminster College in the small Missouri
town of Fulton (population of 7,000), Churchill gave his now famous "Iron Curtain"
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