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Why did the Grand Alliance begin to fail in 1945?

Grand AllianceStarting with this famous flirty cartoon of the Big Three and Hitler playing cupid, can your students work out its message with reference to the Tehran Conference?

Next they find out what happened at happened at Yalta and Potsdam and learn the fundamental reasons why the Grand Alliance began to sour by the summer of 1945.

To check their learning they will evaluate a number of imaginary text message exchanges between members of the big three. Can they work out who said what?

Finally, they can continue the conversation and have their own imaginary angry text message chat.

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