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What was the main concern of 'each' the Big Three at the Yalta and Potsdam Conferences?

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iwillnotstudy | Student, Grade 9 | eNotes Newbie

Posted April 17, 2012 at 1:47 PM via web

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What was the main concern of 'each' the Big Three at the Yalta and Potsdam Conferences?

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dbello | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator

Posted April 19, 2012 at 12:27 AM (Answer #1)

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The Yalta and Potsdam Conferences held in 1945 were designed to establish a set of agreements between the United States, the United Kingdom, and the Soviet Union (the Big Three) regarding the nature of a post war world. The main concern of these nations was how Germany and its people be assisted in their distress. This included human relief assistance, the dismemberment of Germany, reparations from Germany, and that free elections be held in Germany all in a peaceful manner.  In addition, the construction of Poland's borders should be included as a 'main concern' of the Big Three. It was essential for the rebuilding of the economic and political life of those liberated that the reminents of Nazi occupation be dissolved.  

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icefur | Student, Grade 9 | (Level 1) Honors

Posted May 4, 2012 at 8:30 AM (Answer #2)

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Roosevelt- USA and USSR stay on good terms after war ended.

Churchill- The future of Poland/Eastern Europe. He didn't want itabandoned to the USSR.

Stalin- He wanted to get back the Polish territory he had before war.

You know where it's from. ;) 

Your supposed to do 1 sentence for each.

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zumba96 | TA , Grade 11 | (Level 2) Valedictorian

Posted May 10, 2014 at 9:44 PM (Answer #3)

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This conference included victorious allies of WW2 who gathered how to administer Germany's post war order, peace treaty issues, and countering the effects of war. (Info found: My World History Notebook)

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