Cold War Nuclear Arms Race

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  • Atomic Bomb used for first time on Japan

    Atomic Bomb used for first time on Japan
    United States uses the Atomic bomb for the first time in history on Japan. This event ends World War Two.
  • USSR detonates their first atomic bomb

    USSR detonates their first atomic bomb
    Semipalatinsk, kazakhstan. Start of the cold war
  • Approval of Hydrogen Bomb Development

    Approval of Hydrogen Bomb Development
    U.S President Harry Truman approves development of the hydrogen bomb.
  • Britain enters the nulear arms race..

    Britain enters the nulear arms race..
    Britain Developes their own Atom Bombs
  • Castle-Bravo Test

    Castle-Bravo Test
    First test of the H-Bomb or Hydrogen bomb
  • Vostock rocket: First ICBM missile

    Vostock rocket: First ICBM missile
    First (Intercontinental Ballistic Missile) is tested. Developed to fly Nuclear Warheads over long distances.
  • France enters nuclear arms race.

    France enters nuclear arms race.
    France developes their own Atomic Bomb....But its French.
  • USSR makes TSAR BOMBA

    USSR makes TSAR BOMBA
    USSR tests 58 megaton Nuclear device Named "Tsar Bomba" or King of Bombs
  • China enters the nuclear arms race

    China enters the nuclear arms race
    China developes their own nuclear bomb.
  • Reagan and Gorbachev agreement

    Reagan and Gorbachev agreement
    US President Ronald Reagan and USSR's leader Mikheil Gorbachev agree to remove all immediate missiles from Europe.
  • Soviet Union Ends. Cold war is over.

    Soviet Union Ends. Cold war is over.
    The End of the USSR. End of The Cold War.
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    Cold War Arms Race