cold war

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    Berlin airlift

    one of the first major international crises of the Cold War in was in western germany
  • Creation of NATO

    Creation of  NATO
    created by the United States an Canada and several Western European nations to provide collective security against the Soviet Union
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    Korean War

    was between north korea and south korea
    North Korea invaded South Korea following clashes along the border and rebellions in South Korea.
  • Creation of Warsaw Pact

    Creation of  Warsaw Pact
    a political and military alliance established between the Soviet Union and several Eastern European countries
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    Vietnam War

    pitted the communist government of North Vietnam against South Vietnam and its principal ally
  • Sputnik

    was the first artificial Earth satellite. It was launched into an elliptical low Earth orbit by the Soviet Union on 4 October 1957 as part of the Soviet space program
  • Construction of Berlin wall

    Construction of Berlin wall
    built by the German Democratic Republic during the Cold War to prevent its population from escaping Soviet-controlled East Berlin to West Berlin
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile  Crisis
    direct and dangerous confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union during the Cold War and was the moment when the two superpowers came closest to nuclear conflict
  • moon landing

    moon landing
    the arrival of a spacecraft on the surface of the Moon
  • Destruction of Berlin Wall

    Destruction of  Berlin Wall
    the Berlin Wall dividing communist East Germany from West Germany crumbled