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Potsdam Conference


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  • n. a conference held in Potsdam in the summer of 1945 where Roosevelt, Stalin, and Churchill drew up plans for the administration of Germany and Poland after World War II ended


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  • Highlights from the auction include an autograph document, unsigned, in the hand of Abraham Lincoln and an autographed colour photograph, framed and matted, of the attendees of the Potsdam Conference, which is one of four original prints in existence.


  • The intercepts also showed that Japanese diplomats in Europe, especially Sato Naotake, the ambassador in Moscow, were urging the authorities in Tokyo not to follow the German example of fighting to the bitter end, but rather to accept the demand for surrender as repeated publicly by the Allies from their Potsdam Conference.

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  • At the Potsdam Conference in July he was delighted to hear Joseph Stalin repeat his promise to enter the war against Japan.

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  • Jake Geismar has returned to the ruined city in the summer of 1945, ostensibly to cover the Potsdam Conference, really to search for the woman he loved before the war.

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  • Winston Churchill stayed in the house when he attended the Potsdam Conference in 1945 that helped determine the future of Europe after World War II.

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  • Men of history: Joseph Stalin and Harry S. Truman met only once, at the Potsdam Conference, in July 1945, to establish occupation policy for Germany, dividing the defeated country into four zones and its capital city, Berlin, into four sectors.

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  • And the news of the successful Alamogordo nuclear test, received during the Potsdam Conference, was certainly bracing.

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  • A State Department briefing paper for the Potsdam Conference concluded: “There are indications that the Chinese may favor the abolition of the institution of the Emperor and public opinion in the United States increasingly seems to prefer this solution.”

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  • Actually, General Marshall was attending the Potsdam Conference, and his directive was issued by his deputy.


  • The setting for the strategic Potsdam Conference where Churchill, Stalin and Eisenhower concluded the Second World War, today Cecilienhof is operated today as an hotel and a museum.

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