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Cold War

By Tomelic
  • Yalta conference

    Yalta conference
    The "Big Three" met there to decide the fate of post-war Europe. The United States was represented by Franklin D. Roosevelt, Great Britain was represented by Winston Churchill, and Josef Stalin was there on the Soviet Union’s behalf. The goal of this conference was to discuss many aspects of the time. Among them were:
    The dividing up of Germany
    The formation of the United NationsGerman war reparationsThe entry of Soviet forces into the Far-Eastern front (Japan)The final, and most diffiissue,
  • japanese surrender

    japanese surrender
    End of world war II , japan surrender to the war when USA dropped both atomic bombs on giroshima and nagasaki.
  • Truman declares active role in Greek Civil War

    Truman declares active role in Greek Civil War
    he declered active role in civil war becuase
    Two reasons: 1. Because Greek rebels believed that the government should be run in a Communist-like style, which the USA and NATO were totally against. The USA and NATO believed that democracy was the best type of government system. 2. The Greek rebels were being aided by the Russians, the Americans arch rival at the time
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    Was the American program to aid Europe, in which the United States gave economic support to help rebuild European economies after the end of World War II in order to prevent the spread of Soviet Communism. The plan was in operation for four years beginning in April 1948. The goals of the United States were to rebuild a war-devastated region, remove trade barriers, modernize industry, and make Europe prosperous again.
  • NATO ratified

    NATO ratified
    After World War II the countries of Western Europe found themselves too weak politically and militarily to prevent the spread of the communist "iron curtain" on a national level. The alliance of France and the United Kingdom through the Brussels Treaty was found to be minuscule when compared to the Communist Soviet Union. Very little time passed before this weakness was realized and Western Europe turned to a more inclusive North Atlantic Treaty, an agreement that involved a total of 12 nations.
  • Berlin blockade ends

    Berlin blockade ends
    The four nations were unable to resolve the issue, so on June 24, 1948, the Soviet Union stopped all shipments to Berlin from West Germany and cut off electricity to the three Western sectors of Berlin, leaving about 2.5 million people without future supplies and without power.The Berlin blockade lasted 320 days as Great Britain and the United States supplied up to 13,000 tons of food, fuel, and other items daily in an airlift codenamed "Operation Vittles" to the West Berlin.
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    Kim Il-Sung's North Korean People's Army invaded South Korea.Joseph Stalin "planned, prepared, and initiated" the invasion the Korean War galvanised NATO to develop a military structure. Public opinion in countries involved, such as Great Britain, was divided for and against the war. Many feared an escalation into a general war with Communist China, and even nuclear war. The strong opposition to the war often strained Anglo-American relations.
  • Federal Civil Defense Administration established

    Federal Civil Defense Administration established
    organized by president harry truman
  • Warsaw Pact

    Warsaw Pact
    the Warsaw Pact, was a mutual defense treaty between eight communist states of Central and Eastern Europe in existence during the Cold War. The founding treaty was established under the initiative of the Soviet Union and signed on 14 May 1955, in Warsaw. The Warsaw Pact was the military complement to the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance
  • John F. Kennedy elected President

    John F. Kennedy elected President
    john f kenedy was elected president
  • Berlin Wall

    Berlin Wall
    was a barrier constructed by the German Democratic Republic that completely cut off (by land) West Berlin from surrounding East Germany and from East Berlin.The barrier included guard towers placed along large concrete walls, which circumscribed a wide area (later known as the "death strip") that contained anti-vehicle trenches, "fakir beds" and other defenses.
  • Berlin blockade begins

    Berlin blockade begins
    The city of Berlin became a centerpiece of the Cold War, playing a particularly significant role in Europe. East met West in this divided city where the Berlin wall was a tangible symbol of the "Iron Curtain." After World War II, Germany was divided into four occupation zones administered by four nations: the United States, Great Britain, France, and the Soviet Union. Furthermore, Berlin, located in the Soviet occupation zone which was to become East Germany, was itself similarly divided into