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  Iron Curtain - MSN Encarta
The " Iron Curtain " was the symbolic, ideological, and physical boundary dividing Europe into two separate areas from the end of World War II until the end of the Cold War...
Iron Curtains was formed in 1991 and has proven to be successful in its field of wrought iron security doors and window grilles.
The Iron Curtain acted as a barrier to communication and the free exchange of ideas between the USSR (and its satellite states) and the rest of the world.
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 Iron Curtain – FREE Iron Curtain Information | Encyclopedia.com: Find Iron Curtain Research
The restrictions and the rigidity of the Iron Curtain eased slightly after Joseph Stalin's death in 1953, though the construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961 restored them.
The Iron Curtain largely ceased to exist in 1989–90 with the communists' abandonment of one-party rule in eastern Europe.
Iron Curtain replaced by a border in the mind Wall is gone, but clash of attitudes splits Germany
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 What was the Iron Curtain?
"Iron Curtain" is a term used to describe the boundary that separated the Warsaw Pact countries from the NATO countries from about 1945 until the end of the Cold War in 1991.
The term "Iron Curtain" was coined by German politician Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, and made popular by Winston Churchill, who first used it in a public speech in March of 1946.
The Iron Curtain fence stretched for thousands of kilometers to separate Eastern and Western countries, and it was especially strong in Germany, where the Berlin Wall became an unmistakable symbol of the Iron Curtain division.
www.wisegeek.com /what-was-the-iron-curtain.htm   (451 words)

 The Iron Curtain - Uncyclopedia, the content-free encyclopedia
Since all ships were melted down in order to make the giant curtain, travel to and from the USSR became close to impossible for the republic’s population, and the Iron Curtain came to symbolize the repression of the Soviet people.
A further design flaw of the Iron Curtain was, rather than keeping out the bad weather, it blocked out much of the sun, making the region one of the coldest areas on earth.
The Iron Curtain was finally brought down during the course of an internationally televised stunt performed by the illusionist, David Blaine.
uncyclopedia.org /wiki/The_Iron_Curtain   (574 words)

 Iron Curtain - Command and Conquer Wiki
The Iron Curtain was a Soviet superweapon that could render a single unit invulnerable for a short period of time.
However, the project was not discontinued, and the Iron Curtain technology was developed in several classified locations throughout the Western USSR, almost all of which were destroyed by the Allies.
Iron Curtain technology was largely lost with the destruction of its research centers and the defeat of the USSR.
cnc.wikia.com /wiki/Iron_Curtain   (480 words)

 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Iron Curtain
The Iron Curtain is a term used in the West to refer to the boundary line which divided Europe into two separate areas of political influence from the end of World War II until the end of the Cold War.
A variant, the Bamboo Curtain, was coined in reference to Communist China.
As the standoff between the Free World and the countries of the Iron and Bamboo curtains eased, with the West's victory in the Cold War, the term fell out of any but historical usage.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/ir/Iron_Curtain   (233 words)

Behind the Iron Curtain were included almost all of the states in Central and Eastern Europe.
However, the stability and the restrictions of the Iron Curtain diminished with the death of Stalin in 1953 and the policy of modernization of the Soviet Union, led by his successor Nikita Khrushchev.
So, it is not very useful for the readers, who are interested in the Iron Curtain as a barrier between the communism and democracy, but on the countries, which are situated behind it.
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 Wrought Iron Curtain Rod Brackets,Hardware & Accessories
Wrought iron curtain rod hardware and accessories for your wrought iron curtain rods.
Designed to be used with our curtain shelf brackets as a center support for both the curtain rod and the wood shelf to prevent the wood from cupping.
Wrought Iron Curtain brackets are not included with the rods.
www.sticksnstitches.com /curtain-rods/curtain-rod-hardware.htm   (301 words)

 Sunbeam & the ‘Iron Curtain’
Although the SEC had initially favored the iron curtain, the commission subsequently saw the need to clarify its position, which had changed, in part, because of cases such as Sunbeam, whose auditors had used the iron curtain.
As previously mentioned, the SEC once favored the iron curtain because the accumulated balances under that approach were deemed more likely to exceed a materiality threshold than were incremental changes under the rollover.
Using the iron curtain, which focuses on the balance sheet, the $3 difference is considered immaterial, assuming the same 4% quantitative threshold.
www.nysscpa.org /printversions/cpaj/2007/807/p18.htm   (2570 words)

 Wrought Iron Curtain Rods - window treatments,drapery hardware,curtain rods
The adjustable, solid, 1/2" round curtain rods are made of solid wrought iron and all are coated with s flat fl powder coating.
These wrought iron curtain rods extend by two equal parts that separate sliding into each other to extend to the desired length with two welded finials on each end.
Curtain Rod Brackets to mount the drapery rods and other curtain hardware sold separately; we also provide matching curtain tie backs and curtain swags to unify your décor.
www.wroughtironhaven.com /curtain-rods-drapery-hardware.html   (461 words)

 The Iron Curtain Speech by Sir Winston Churchill
The Iron Curtain Speech by Sir Winston Churchill featured is in the form of extracts, passages or lines from the Iron Curtain Speech by Sir Winston Churchill.
A Quote or citation from the Iron Curtain Speech by Sir Winston Churchill provides an illustration of, or allusion to, the famous events of the day during the era of Sir Winston Churchill.
Use the Iron Curtain Speech by Sir Winston Churchill with passages and lines taken as direct citations from this famous speech using the language and words used by Sir Winston Churchill in their own language and dialect within the content of the speech.
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 Window Jewelry - Curtain Accents from Aileen Minor American Antiques
If the decorative pins and bands that were used to hold back curtains in the 19th century look more like jewelry than practical hardware, attribute the glamour to a bit of celebrating.
Fennimore notes that round, hollow curtain pins of embossed brass with tinted lacquers simulating fire gilt flourished in the first third of the 19th century.
Curtains could be cut just to the floor and moved less actively day and night.
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 washingtonpost.com: The New Iron Curtain
But so did the events 60 years ago in Poland, at least until it became clear that they were part of a pattern: 1946 was also the year that Winston Churchill gave his celebrated speech describing the "iron curtain" that had descended across Europe, and predicting the onset of the Cold War.
Looking back, we may also one day see 2004 as the year when a new iron curtain descended across Europe, dividing the continent not through the center of Germany but along the eastern Polish border.
Beyond that, all that is needed is a promise -- even an implied promise -- that when the specter of this new iron curtain is removed, Ukraine too will be welcomed by the nations on the other side.
www.washingtonpost.com /ac2/wp-dyn/A8881-2004Nov23?language=printer   (705 words)

 Unique Facts About Europe: Iron Curtain
The Iron Curtain is a Western term referring to the boundary which divided Europe into two separate areas of political influence and ideology from the end of World War II until the end of the Cold War.
While the Iron Curtain was in place, the countries of Eastern Europe and many in Central Europe (except West Germany, Switzerland and Austria) were under the political influence of the Soviet Union.
To the east of the Iron Curtain, the states developed their own international economic and military alliances, COMECON and the Warsaw Pact.
www.sheppardsoftware.com /Europeweb/factfile/Unique-facts-Europe12.htm   (748 words)

 Iron Curtain vs. Velvet Curtain
The grand narratives say the Iron Curtain was fallen and freedom of the press and free speech somehow rule in the world despite enclaves of oppression because there is not at this time a dominant World Order controlling the press.
The Iron Curtain is gone, and in the West, China is so marginalized most Westerners have no clue how outnumbered they are on the planet by Asians.
The curtain of Capitalism is a "Velvet Curtain," velvet for the luxuries of the plutocrats who hide from the serfs of our age the very fact that they are pre-industrialized serfs serving their liege lords in virtual slavery.
radio.weblogs.com /0109581/stories/2002/11/03/ironCurtainVsVelvetCurtain.html   (1653 words)

 Iron+Curtain - Dogpile Web Search
Warsaw Pact countries to the east of the Iron Curtain are shaded red; NATO members to the west of it—blue.
Iron Curtain is a comedy musical about the Soviet Union, with music by Stephen Weiner, lyrics by Peter Mills, and a book by Susan DiLallo.
Iron Curtain Labs has established itself as an international leader in the field of professional sports nutrition and exercise physiology and has...
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 Iron Curtain Speech
Churchill's use of “The Iron Curtain” (based on the war economics between the United States and Britain) made the phrase common and was recognized throughout the world.
In Italy the Communist Party is seriously hampered by having to support the Communist-trained Marshal Tito's claims to former Italian territory at the head of the Adriatic.
Iron Curtain Speech by Winston Churchill, 1946 Known for its famous sentence "From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic an iron curtain has descended across the Continent." President McCluer, ladies and gentlemen, and last, but...
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 Iron Curtain Lab
US March 5: Winston Churchill delivers "iron curtain" speech at Fulton, Missouri.
Curtain:” There was a “Purple Curtain” between the Vatican and Rome...
There was an “Iron Curtain” over Russia from 1945...
www.curtain-palace.com /curtain16/IronCurtainLab   (346 words)

 iron curtain speech   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The "Iron Curtain" Speech Winston Churchill (1874-1965), in 1946, shortly after the end of World War II, toured the United States with...
But it is the passage on "the iron curtain" which attracted immediate international attention...
Winston Churchill's "Iron Curtain" Speech (given at Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri, March 5, 1946) A few comments on the speech....
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 Wrought Iron Furniture - wrought iron curtain rods - wall hooks
Our American made, hand welded wrought iron furniture and ornamental iron will create an elegant look that will compliment a rustic country setting and the contemporary urban scene alike; a timeless element with charm for your living environment.
See our ornamental iron, wall hooks, wall decor, wine racks, curtain rods, wrought iron furniture, wrought iron beds, wrought iron candle holders, house numbers, snowfall gauges, hose reel, plant hangers, plant stands, garden stakes, trellises, christmas mantle hooks, christmas wreath hanger, boot rack, christmas ornaments cast iron items, and much more.
Wrought iron is almost completely free of any carbon content and has a fibrous structure to the metal, making it easy to forge and weld with an anvil and hammer by a Blacksmith.
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 iron curtain map   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Crossing the Iron Curtain in '1980' was their...
iron curtain map - Blinds - Shutters website - There are a number of different slat sizes to choose from like 1...
By Brian Rose, documenting the landscape of the Iron Curtain and the Berlin Wall in 1985; the dismantling of the Wall at the end of 1989; and the...
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 Wrought Iron Curtain Rods, Drapery Hardware, Mounts, and Accessories
Free Iron Oxide Patina on Wrought Iron Curtain Rods.
Here you will find no nonsense Wrought Iron Curtain Rods that are sturdy, easy to install, and beautifully designed with an emphasis on balance and finish.
Our curtain rod packages include your custom length drapery rod, two finials, the proper number of hand forged iron mounts, mounting hardware, iron rings, and iron patina finish.
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 About Wrought Iron Curtain Rods and Hardware Accessories
Wrought iron curtain rods and accessories add a timeless element and charm to your country, contemporary, Americana, rustic, cabin or log home decor themes.
Wrought iron curtain rods are only available in a fl finish.
Our wrought iron curtain rods coordinate with other curtain accessories.
www.sticksnstitches.com /curtains/rods.htm   (293 words)

 Wrought Iron Curtain Rods, and Antique Iron Furniture
We specialize in hand forged wrought iron curtain and drapery rods and hardware, and original design furniture crafted from antique iron elements and other architectural iron elements.
Our iron curtain finials and spears are made from forged steel or cast iron.
Our wrought iron curtain tiebacks, brackets, and swag holders are forged to make them items of both beauty and function.
www.ferrodesigns.com   (198 words)

 Modern History Sourcebook: Winston Churchill: The Iron Curtain
With typical oratorical skills, Church introduced the phrase "Iron Curtain" to describe the division between Western powers and the area controlled by the Soviet Union.
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.
www.fordham.edu /halsall/mod/churchill-iron.html   (1040 words)

 Iron Curtain - SLeague
“Iron Curtain” is a scenario based on the Cold War; which took place in the entire world after ww2 till the fall of the Soviet Union.
In Europe, the Iron Curtain separates NATO and Warsaw Pact; In Asia, The People´s Republic of China acquires the bomb as the fifth country in the nuclear club.
Further south, France and the US are struggling to keep their hold over Indochina, as vietnamese guerillas step up the war, for independence, and for communism.
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 curtain poles in wrought iron. Buy online
Celtic Dreams Ironwork provide the finest quality wrought iron curtain poles that can be bought on the internet.They are made by craftsmen using the best quality solid iron.
Our curtain poles are not mass produced as can be found in most high street shops (A piece of tube and push on finials with little grub screws).
All curtain pole prices will have a Delivery Charge of £9.50 per order added for deliveries to UK mainland only.For orders elsewhere carriage will be added at cost.
www.curtainpoles.co.uk   (275 words)

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