With the defeat of Germany and Japan in 1945, US/soviet relations took another turn. What characterizes the mood and actions of the 2 victorious wars? u.s history researchings

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Once it became clear that the US, Soviet Union, and Great Britain were going to defeat Germany and Japan in World War II, the relations between the US and the Soviet Union started to go bad.

It was obvious to both sides that they were going to be the two remaining major powers in the world.  It was also clear that their ideologies were too different and that they would have a hard time getting along.

Because of this, tensions started even before the war was over.  The US grudgingly gave the Soviets what they wanted at Yalta (control of Eastern Europe), but they would not let Russia have any part in the occupation of Japan, for example.  From there, things only got worse.

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