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COLD WAR- By: Iker, Elene, Lide and Antton

  • Yalta Conference

    Yalta Conference
    Meeting to decide what to do after the war.
  • V E Day

    Victory of Europe as Germany surrenders to the Russian army.
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    Postdam Conference

    It divided Germany and Austria into four zones, Russian polish border was determinated and Korea was divided. Between Jully 17th and August 2nd
  • Hiroshima

    The United States dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima.
  • Nagasaki

    The United States droped the second atomic bomb on Nagasaki
  • V J Day

    The Japanese surendered bringing World War Two to an end.
  • Vietnam independence

    Vietnam became an independent republic.
  • Churchil´s Iron Curtain Speech

    Churchill delivers his 'Sinews of Peace' speech, with the phrase "an iron curtain has descended on Europe"
  • Truman Doctrine

    President Ttuman promised to help any country facing a Comunist takeover.
  • Marshall Plan

    Marshall Plan
    Was a programme of economic aid offered by the United States to any European country.
  • Formation of West Germany

    The French,USA and UK divided Germany in 4 parts and they took each power of one part
  • Berlin Blockade

    Berlin Blockade
    Russia responded French,USA and UK plans of dividing Germany and cut all road and rail links to that sector. So people in the Western had no access to food and supplies
  • End of Berlin Blockade

    Russia ended the blockade of Berlin
  • NATO former

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organisation was formed with members states Belgium,Denmark,France,Iceland,Italy,Luxembourg,the Netherlands,Norway,United Kingdom, United States and Portugal
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The Korean war began when North Korea invaded South Korea
  • Death of Stalin

    Death of Stalin
    Joseph Stalin died at the age of 74 and he was replaced by Nikita Khrushchev
  • Korean War End

    The Korean War ended. North Korea was associated to Russia while South Korea was associated USA
  • Geneva Accords

    These documents ended the French war with Vietminh and divided Vietminh into North and South states.The comunist leader was Ho Chi Minh and US was lead by Ngo Dinh Diem
  • Warsaw Pact

    Warsaw Pact
    Was formed by the states of a East Germany,Czechoslovak,Poland,Hungary,Romania
    ,Albania,Bulgaria and the Soviet Union
  • Suez Crisis

    British and French invaded Egypt to regain the control of the Suez Canal
  • Space Race

    Space Race
    USSR Sputnik II carried Laika the dog, the first living creature to go into space
  • Space Race 2

    Russian cosmonaut Yuri Alekseyvich Gagarin became the first human being in space
  • Bay of Pigs Invasion

    A force of Cuban exiles, attempted to invade Cuba and overthrow the Communist government of Fidel Castro.
  • Berlin Wall

    Berlin wall built and borders sealed between East and West Germany.
  • Cuban Misile Crisis

    A US spy plane reported sighting the construction of a Soviet nuclear missile base in Cuba. So they set up a naval blockade and demanded the removal of the missiles.
  • JFK Assassination

    JFK Assassination
    JF Kennedy was assassinated while on a visit to Dallas. Lee Harvey Oswald was arested for tghe murder, but people think that maybe the guiltys were the comunists or CIA.
  • USSR

    Nikita Krushchev removed from office. He was replaced by Leonid Brezhnev.
  • Vietnam War

    Vietnam War
    150,000 US troops sent to Vietnam.
  • Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia

    Pact forces entered Czechoslovakia in a bid to stop the reforms known as ‘Prague Spring’ instigated by Alexander Dubcek when he refused to halt his programme
  • Apollo-8 launch

    Apollo-8 launch
    US launched Apollo 8 ( first manned orbit of the Moon )
  • First man on the moon

    US Apollo 11 landed on the Moon and Neil Armstrong became the first man on the Moon
  • The Vietnam war

    The Vietnam war
    President Richard Nixon ordered US troops to go to Cambodia
  • Four power agreement in Berlin

    Russia, USA, Britain and France reconfirmed the rights and responsibilities of those countries with regard to Berlin
  • SALT

    Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty signed between the US and USSR
  • Vietnam

    The Paris Peace Accords ended American involvement in Vietnam.
  • Apollo-Soyuz Test Project

    Joint space venture between USA and USSR heralded as an end to the 'space'.
  • The Cambodia Killing Fields

    The Khmer Rouge attacked and took control of Cambodia. Killing all kind of intelectuals in the genocide known as ¨killing fields¨
  • Vietnam

    North Vietnam invaded South Vietnam. The capture of Saigon by the North led to the whole country becoming Communist.
  • Carter President

    Carter President
    Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States.
  • Afghanistan

    Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan.
  • Olympic Boycott by USA

    Some countries and USA boycotted the summer Olympics held in Moscow in protest at the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
  • Olympic Boycott by Russia

    Russia and 13 allied countries boycotted the summer Olympics held in Los Angeles retaliation for the US boycott of 1980
  • Govbachov leader of USSR

    Mikhail Gorbachev became leader of Soviet Union.
  • Chernobyl Disaster

    Chernobyl Disaster
    An explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Ukraine remains the nuclear disaster in history.
  • Glasnost and Perestroika

    Gorbachev announced that he would restructure the economy and advocated free elections and ending the arms race.
  • Afghanistan

    The last Soviet troops left Afghanistan
  • Tiananmen Square

    Anti Communist protests in Tiananmen Square, Beijing, China were crushed government. The death count is unknown.
  • Fall of the Berlin Wall

    Fall of the Berlin Wall
    The Berlin wall was torn down.
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    Velvet Revolution

    The Velvet Revolution, also knowun as the Gentle Revolution, was a series of protests in Czechoslovakia that led to the Communist government.
  • Malta Summit

    Malta Summit
    This meeting between Mikhail Gorbachov and George Bush reversed much of the provisions of the Yalta Conference 1945. Beginning the end of Cold War
  • German reunification

    East and West Germany were reunited as one country
  • Start

    The Strategic Arms Reduction treaty was signed between Russia and the US
  • End of Warsaw Pact

    The Warsaw Pact which allied Communist countries was ended
  • Gorbachev resigned

    Mikhail Gorbachev resigned. The hammer and the sickle flag on the Kremlin was lowered
  • End of Soviet Union

    End of Soviet Union
    Russia recognised the end of the Soviet Union