April 15, 2020
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Cold War Timeline
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(1945) US Atomic bombs Blow up Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
(1947) The Truman Doctrine helps Countries threatened by communism Such as Greece and Turkey.
Soviet blockade of West Berlin begins. Provisions delivered by Americans and GB.
(1949) NATO treaty signed by US
Mao Zedong and the Communist Party takeover China
Korean War: UN backs up South Korea against North Korea's invasion backed by the Soviet Union and China.
Western allied powers reject Stalins offer to negociate the reunion of Germany.
Federal republic of Germany joins NATO and forms the first post Hitler German Army.
Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev threatens London and Paris with nuclear war during Suez crisis in Egypt.
Construction of Berlin Wall begins.
Cuban Missile Crisis. Soviets put nuclear warheads in Cuba and the US threatens war.
United States, Great Britian, and the Soviet Union agree to suspend nuclear weapon testing.
US forces enter Vietnam War.
US allowed to put nuclear war heads in western Europe incase the negociations with Soviet Union fail.
Gorbachev and Reagan agree to get rid of all land based intermediate ranged missiles.
The Berlin Wall falls.
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