Cold war

Cold War

  • China and The NKT

    China and The NKT
    In 1945 after the Japanese surrender in WWII China was engaged in civil war between The Nationalist Kuomintang (NKT) backed by the US. and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) backed by the soviet Union. The CCP won in the end due to corruption and weakness and the US. lost one of its major allies in the east. date
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    Cold War

    The cold war.
  • The Republic of Austria

    The Republic of Austria
    The Republic of Austria is reconstituted, with its 1937 borders, but divided into four zones of control: American, British, French, and Soviet.
  • President Truman

    President Truman
    President Harry S. Truman of the United States, alarmed by the British withdrawal and the possibility of Soviet expansion into the eastern Mediterranean, responded in early 1947 with the Truman Doctrine. It stated that the United States would provide money to countries threatened by Communist expansion.
  • Berlin Blockade

    Berlin Blockade
    On june 24th 1948 Berlin Blockade began, lasting about 11 months. And may 12th 1949 it ended.
  • NATO

    The NATO was formed in April 1949 when Belgium, Luxembourg, France, the Netherlands, Great Britain, Italy, Denmark, Norway, Portugal, and Iceland signed a treaty with the United States and Canada. A few years later West Germany, Turkey, and Greece joined. All the powers agreed to provide mutual help if anyone was attacked.
  • Chinese Communist

    Chinese Communist
    In 1949, Chinese Communist took control of the government in China, strengthening U.S. fears about the spread of Communism. The Soviet Union also exploded its first atomic bomb in 1949 (for testing). The Soviet Union and the United States were involved in a growing arms race, were both countries built up their armies and weapons.
  • Russia

    August 29th 1949 Russia started testing its first atomic bomb.
  • Germany and Berlin

    Germany and Berlin
    In september 1949 Germany and Berlin were divided into two halfs the western Germany or Federal Republic of Germany was set up by the western powers and eastern Germany or German Democratic Republic was set up by the Soviet Union.
  • Arms Race

    Arms Race
    The arms race in 1950 both sides believe building massive arsenals of hacks would prevent war because it would devastating to the whole world.
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    The Korean War

  • Britain

    On October 3, 1952 A-bombs are deployed in Britain
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    The Vietnam War

  • Space Race

    Space Race
    space raceOctober 1957 The space race began when the soviet union put the first satellite into orbit called sputnik. This caused concern to the U.S. and other countries because they could launch rockets with atomic bombs. The U.S. created NASA to be their space program and they eventually beat the Russians to the moon.
  • Berlin Wall

    Berlin Wall
    Military aid sent to Vietnam by USA for the first time. Berlin Wall built.