Other agreements have been confirmation of accession to the war against Japan. There were also discussions about what would happen to Europe after the war. Stalin pledged to hold free elections in all Eastern European countries, but the United States and the Soviet Union were divided over Poland. Originally, Poland`s borders were defined as 1921 and elections would be free. This agreement gave the Soviet Union large amounts of land to the west on the former Polish territory. In Potsdam, little has been agreed. The three leaders had a lot of disagreements at the time: This is an overview of the content of the subscription, sign up to check the access. Yoshida Shigeru. The history of Japan in crisis.
Kingswood, Surrey: The Windmill Press Ltd. Dunn, Frederick S.Peacemaking and the Settlement with Japan. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1963. Archives of Her Majesty`s Foreign Office 1945-1956, Public Record Office, Kew, London. The second conference was held in February 1945. This time it took place in Yalta, Soviet Union. From Tehran, the promised second front had been opened by British and American forces in Western Europe, and both sides had made considerable gains against Germany. In the run-up to victory, the Yalta conference focused on what would happen after the war. Harriet, Harriet.Soviet Far Eastern Policy 1931-1945. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1945. Ivanov, Vladimir.The Northern Territories Issue in the Context of U.S.-Japanese-Russian Relations. USJP Occasional document 92-05.
Harvard University: The Center for International Affairs and the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, 1992. As an Allies` victory was likely, the objective of the Yalta conference was to decide what to do with Germany after it was defeated. In many ways, the Yalta conference set the stage for the rest of the Cold War in Europe. In February 1945, the Three Greats – Churchill, Roosevelt and Stalin – met in Yalta, in the region of the USSR in Crimea. Roy Douglas: From War to Cold War, 1942-48, St. Martin`s Press, New York 1981. ——. From Potsdam to the Cold War: Great Three Diplomacy 1945-1947. Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources Inc., 1990. The Communist parties have been brought to power far beyond their numbers and aspire everywhere to totalitarian control. It is certainly not the liberated Europe that we fought for.