Cold War

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    Cold War

  • Berlin Airlift begins

    The Soviet Russians build a blockade to protect their side of Berlin.
  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
    The United States, The United Kingdom, and France sent planes over the Russian blockade bringing food, coal, petroleum, and other supplies to more than 2 million people in West Berlin.
  • Berlin Airlift

    After WW1 Berlin was divided into several parts one for each the Americans, the French, the British and the Soviet Russians.
  • Communists take over China

    Mao Zedong led an army of communists into china.
  • Communists take over China

    Mao Succeeds in converting China to communism.
  • Berlin Airlift ends

    Because of the Soviets falure to keep new suppliers out the Russians ended the airlift in september of 1949.
  • Communist takeover of china

    Zedongs campagn to take china is so far successful
  • Korean War begins

    The Korean War was started because of North Koreas invasion of South Korea. This invasion angered the (U.N.). The invasion was as the (U.N.) believed a violation of "International Peace".
  • Korean War

    The U.N. asked its member nations to supply South Korea with troops and war goods thereby showing support for South Korea.
  • Korean War ends

    July 27, 1953, the United Nations and North Korea signed an armistice agreement. The Korean War was one of the bloodiest wars in history. After the war about a million South Korean civilians were killed and many remained homeless. Over 560,000 UN and South Korean troops and around 1,600,000 Communist troops were killed or wounded.
  • Berlin Wall

    the berlin wall was build to divide East Berlin(communists) and West Berlin(democrats).
  • Berlin Wall

    people of berlin began wi escape communist rule.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis begins

    The Cuban Missile Crisis is when U.S. planes found soviet missiles in several places in Cuba
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    president John F. Kennedy is informed about the presence of Soviet missiles in Cuba, president Kennedy then ordered a blockade of Cuba to prevent any more shipments of arms into Cuba.
  • Cuban Missile Crisis ends

    President Kennedy and Soviet leader Nikita S. Khrushchev made a private agreement stating that if the U.S. will not invade then the Soviets will withdrawl all arms from Cuba. The agreement was completed on october 28, 1962.
  • Fall of the Berlin Wall

    in 1989 the people of Berlin wanted to escape the rule of the communist goverment and forced the goverment to remove the wall allowing freedom between the 2 1/2's of Berlin.