June 30, 2021
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Cold War Timeline
⟶ Updated 21 Jan 2020 ⟶
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Europe's "Iron Curtain"
The Marshall Plan - Also known as the European Recovery Program, this plan was designed to finance the economic recovery of Europe between 1948 and 1951.
The Berlin Blockade
NATO Establishment - The North Atlantic Treaty Organization was created to prevent the "iron curtain", or communism, from spreading to other nations. The United Kingdom and United States, along with 10 other nations became apart of this organization.
End of the Berlin Blockade
The Warsaw Pact
U-2 Spy Incident
Bay of Pigs Invasion
Cuban Missile Crisis
Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan - The Soviet Union sent in hundreds and thousands of their troops into Afghanistan. Immediately, they took complete military and political control of Kabul and other portions of the country.
Fall of the Berlin Wall - As the Cold War began to fade across the eastern side of Europe, there was an annoucement of a change in its relations with the West. Citizens were free to cross the border.
Start of the Korean War - The Korean War was a war between North Korea and South Korea. The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea.
Strategic Arms Limitations Talks - The Strategic Arms Limitation Talks were two rounds of bilateral conferences and corresponding international treaties involving the United States and the Soviet Union, the Cold War superpowers, on the issue of arms control.
Vietnam War - The cold war was a fight between the United States and the USSR over the world's resources. South Vietnam was an allie of the US and North Vietnam was an allie of the USSR.
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