Map of Europe Divided, 1955

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Editors: Thomas Carson and Mary Bonk
Date: 1999
Document Type: Image
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In 1949 the U.S. and 11 European nations formed the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), with intentions of safeguarding against Communist expansion. The Communist Bloc responded in 1955 with the Warsaw Pact.
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Gale Document Number: GALE|EJ2210040848