Hist1403E February 13, 2012
August 1941 – Atlantic Charter
o Meeting with Roosevelt and Churchill.
o Stressed that the seas wouldn’t be dominated by any one country and a system to
prevent future wars (negotiation).
January 1943 – Casablanca
o Roosevelt and Churchill.
o What is to be done about Stalin?
December 1943 – Teheran
o Stalin insists on attending, and having a major say in the organization of
negotiations. He started to brag and claimed entitlement due to his
February 1945 – Yalta
o Stalin calls holding a meeting in his territory. He proposes splitting Germany
into sections and giving chunks to the U.K., France, U.S.S.R., and U.S.A.
o U.S.A. and U.K. demand France’s presence.
o Stalin wants a say in the formation of the U.N.
July 1945 – Potsdam (Most Important)
o There will be a Germany totally controlled by the Allies (now International Law).
o Stalin claims entitlement to largest chunk of Germany (Totalitarian regime has
the largest chunk).
Hitler as Military Leader in WWII
Hitler and the Army
o 1938 – Commander-in-Chief of Army
Hitler becomes so stubborn that he loses faith in his army.
Builds 20 bunkers so that he can travel around, visit, and command all of
o Obersalzberg (Eagles’ Nest)
Hitler’s favourite place. Renovated abandoned far