The Warsaw Pact was made up of Soviet Union, Albania, Bulgaria, Poland, Eastern Germany, Hungary, Romania, Czechoslovakia. They all were communists and worked together to spread it.
The Marshall Plan
The US passed an initiative in 1948 called the Marshall Plan. The US was thriving after the war the US was barely touched by warfare and had money left over to spend so they were loaning it to Europe to rebuild .
The Berlin Airlift was when Soviet Union members started covering the railroads, roads, and water access to the Allies .