Essay: The Berlin Airlift. With the Nazis defeated after World War II, the Western powers finally thought the string of wars was over. On the contrary, the USSR had other plans for the newly conquered Germany. Berlin, Germany’s capital, was divided among Great Britain, the United States, France, and Russia. While this division was intended to keep peace, the Russians were formulating plans.
Introduction: Why did Berlin become a cause of tension? In 1948,. Joyous celebrations took place in the two sectors of the long divided city of Berlin. Conclusion. The Berlin Wall was a symbol both of the Cold War and its end. For many, the fall of the wall proved the triumph of capitalism over communism. East German communist leaders were forced out of office. Negociations began for the.