Hist. 152 Notes

Hist. 152 Notes - The Eclipse of Europe: The Legacy of the...

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The Eclipse of Europe: The Legacy of the World War II, the Cold War, and Decolonization Key Terms · Displaced Persons (DP) · Trummerfrauen · Nuremberg Trials · Denazification · “Iron Curtain” · Marshall Plan · NATO and Warsaw Pact · pieds noirs · Mubuto Sese Seko · kleptocracy I. Europe, 1945: The Legacy of the War The Human and Physical Cost o War Deaths 35-40 million, the majority of whom were civilians the Soviets suffered the most casualties 1 in 5 Poles died during the war, which included many of their intellectuals and upper class there were no men left “bloodlands” where Stalin and Hitler accelerated the killing of people o Displaced Persons (DPs) Not the same as a refugee Someone who wanted to return to their homeland but were put in limbo for a number of years or indefinitely o Trummerfrauen 2 Remembering, Punishing, Forgetting o Myths of Resistance and Collaboration o The Nuremberg Trials
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This note was uploaded on 05/24/2011 for the course HIST 152 taught by Professor Hunt during the Fall '10 term at UNC.

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