Cold War Entry Number 1

  • End of World War II

    End of World War II
    Ends after United States drops atomic bomb on Japan.
  • Formation of the United Nation

    Formation of the United Nation
    Came to existence after 29 nations had ratified the charter.
  • The Red Scare

    The Red Scare
    Took place after World War II in the United States. The Red Scare is just a name given to a time in which Americans feared communist influence in the United States around late 1940's. Joseph McCarthy was a senator for Wisconsin while the Red Scare was began. The term McCarthyism means the extreme anti-communist that occured in the United Staes. The period of McCarthyism went on thru the late 1940's and ended around the mid 1950's.
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    The massive airlift was the largest humanitarian operation ever undertaken by the Air Force. There were more than 2.3 million tons of supplies flown into the city.
  • NATO organized

    NATO organized
    Twelve independent countries signed the treaty with the sole purpose of coming to each other%u2019s aid to guarantee the security of each country.
  • China Goes Communist

    China Goes Communist
    In October 1, 1949 450 million people were turned over to the Chinese Communist movement.
  • The Korean War

    The Korean War
    Was a military conflict between North and South Korea which went on from June 25, 1950 to July 27, 1953.