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05/03/1946 Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech

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What was the Iron Curtain?

Winston Churchill's "Sinews of Peace" address at Westminster College used the term "iron curtain" in the context of Soviet-dominated Eastern Europe. Churchill's “Sinews of Peace” address was to strongly criticise the Soviet Union's exclusive and secretive tension policies along with the Eastern Europe's state form, Police State.
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    • Essentials 

    • Pre-Cold War usage 

    • During the Cold War 

    • Fall of the Iron Curtain 

    • Monuments 

    • Analogous terms