The War Of The World War II Essay

1543 Words Apr 26th, 2016 7 Pages
Although the allies had defeated Hitler, and his third Reich, a much bigger conflict had yet to be solved in the world, which lasts to this day. Throughout the whole war, the allies had worked together closely, but a feeling of distrust permeated the air amongst them. After the war the Russians felt they should receive the bulk of the prize as they had barred the brute force of the German army. However, the allies thought otherwise and thought it should be equal amongst them all. As the months, and years went by the feelings of distrust showily grew into a feeling of fear amongst the communist super power Russia, and the Capitalist Giant of the world, the USA. These two countries began to duke it out via a cold war. Rather than directly fighting each other with weapons, they used propaganda, speeches, and rapid armament of nuclear weapons, which could cause the end of the human race as their means of fighting. The only thing that kept the peace among them was MAD, or mutually assured destruction, which has scared the world ever since. The distrust during and after World War II along with new alliances, and the “new weapons” being used in the battle began the cold war, and shaped the world as we know it today. The strong feeling of distrust between the Russians, and the rest of the allies led to a strong conflict of ideas, which led to the Cold War. In an excerpt from Winston Churchill’s Iron Curtain speech given on March 5, 1946, he discusses how the soviets are…

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