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10 Sep 2017
10 months ago
Abolition of DP
America wants to spread Capitalism, SU Communism.
Iron curtain speech
Truman sets up organisations to protect US.
Berlin blockade by SU.
But allies airlift in supplies for West.
First SU atomic test.
SU claims states won during war.
US vs SU propaganda.
McArthy trials in US.
Testing weapons to show might.
Public campaign against nuclear weapons.
Eisenhower nuclear deterrence.
Ballistic missiles developed - SU can reach USA.
Relationship between China and SU worsened.
Communism in Cuba.
SU missiles in Cuba.
US missiles in Italy and Turkey.
Direct line between Pentagon and Kremlin
France withdrew from NATO.
US on the moon.
Thaw in cold war: Détente.
Nixon met Mao.
Nixon met Brezhnev: SALT 1.
No nuclear defences agreement.
Increased trade with eachother.
Deployment of SU troops in Afghanistan.
USA boycott Russian Olympics.
US arm Muhahideen.
Reagan develops missile defences.
Civilian Korean flight shot down by SU.
Defcon 1 simulator western Europe: almost causes nuclear war.
SU boycott US Olympics.
Poor economics in SU.
Pulled SU trips from Afghanistan.
Gorbchev and Bush START 1.
Peaceful revolutions in SU.
Tiananmen square massacre.
Berlin wall broken.
Cold War over.
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