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" From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent. Behind that line lie all the capitals of the ancient states of Central and Eastern Europe. "
Essays on Strategy 12 - Page 263
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NATO, the European Union, and the Atlantic Community: The Transatlantic ...

Stanley R. Sloan - 2005 - 356 pages
...Churchill, speaking in Fulton, Missouri, warned of the expansionist tendencies of the Soviet Union, saying, "From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic...iron curtain has descended across the Continent." Responding to the growing perception of a Soviet threat, in March 1947, President Truman promulgated...
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Eagles Over Berlin

Kati Fabian - 2005 - 246 pages
...event, changing the political situation of the world. Churchill spoke calmly, but with conviction. "From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic,...an iron curtain has descended across the Continent. Behind that line lie all the capitals of the ancient states of Central and Eastern Europe. Warsaw,...
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The Routledge Companion to World History Since 1914

Chris Cook, John Stevenson - 2005 - 598 pages
...Winston Churchill with reference to Eastern Europe, when he said at Fulton, Missouri, in Mar. 1946: 'From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic...iron curtain has descended across the Continent.' The term was much in use during the Cold War. However, the advent of Gorbachev to power and the revolutionary...
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Path to Destiny

Clara M. Miller - 2005 - 460 pages
...medium-sized crowd gathered at Westminster College in the small town of Fulton, Missouri. In it, he declared, "From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic...Iron Curtain has descended across the Continent." Let us take a moment to remember the former Prime Minister's support of a fast Western Allied drive...
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Britain and the Americas: E - P, Volume 2

Will Kaufman, Heidi Slettedahl Macpherson - 2005 - 437 pages
...themes in Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech: the idea that the Soviets were in breach of a promise ("From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic,...iron curtain has descended across the Continent"), and the suggestion that their schemes could be countered only by a continued "special relationship...
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How America Goes to War

Frank Everson Vandiver - 2005 - 156 pages
...receiving the degree, the former prime minister gave a tough speech about the transformation of Europe: "From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic...iron curtain has descended across the Continent," he said, and described the relentless march of Soviet power, not only in Europe but wherever Communist...
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Churchill and Finland: A Study in Anticommunism and Geopolitics

Markku Ruotsila - 2005 - 216 pages
...Churchill outlined the framework through which he approached postwar challenges. He let it be known that 'from Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic,...an iron curtain has descended across the continent' and that communist parties active on both sides of the curtain constituted a 'growing challenge and...
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In The Footsteps of Churchill

Richard Holmes - 2009 - 376 pages
...distance themselves from Winston when his speech raised a predictable outcry. The most famous phrases were 'From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic,...iron curtain has descended across the Continent', and 'I do not believe that Soviet Russia desires war. What they desire are the fruits of war and the...
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Conservative Thinkers: From John Adams to Winston Churchill

Peter Viereck - 200 pages
...our house in order before this peril has to be encountered. . . . Beware, I say, time may be short. From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic,...an iron curtain has descended across the Continent. Behind that line lie all the capitals of the ancient states of Central and Eastern Europe. . . . This...
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The Folly of War: American Foreign Policy, 1898-2005

Donald E. Schmidt - 2005 - 370 pages
...Curtain" speech. Churchill's soaring rhetoric was combined with somber warnings about World War III. "From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic,...an iron curtain has descended across the Continent" and a "police government" is ruling Eastern Europe. The Soviet Union wants "the indefinite expansion...
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