Cold War Timeline

By KBreezy
  • Korean War

    Korean War
    The U.S and the Soviet Union took themselves out of the Korean War giving the Koreans their weapon supply.
  • Soviet Union Invasion of Hungary

    Soviet Union Invasion of Hungary
    Nagy promised the Soviet troops to leave Hungary. Hungarian fighters then left, but came back wanting to fight.
  • Fidel Castro Takes Over Cuba

    Fidel Castro Takes Over Cuba
    Fidel Castro went to Cuba to begin the revolutionary war against the US backed regime of Fulgencio Bastisto.
  • Bay Of Pigs Invasion

    Bay Of Pigs Invasion
    The Bay of Pigs was very unsuccessful and was supported by the U.S government.
  • Cuban Missle Crisis

    Cuban Missle Crisis
    Having a site where the missiles were, a U.S plane flew over the site spotting the secret missiles. Cuba was then involved in having found they were making missiles.
  • Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia

    Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia
    It rejected the Soviet Unions call for more military integration within the warsaw pact.
  • Mao Zedong Takes over China

    Mao Zedong Takes over China
    He formed the red army and his followers elected him as chairman of the chinese soviet Republic.
  • Nixon Visits China

    Nixon Visits China
    Nixon goes to visit China to make relations with them.
  • Vietnam War Ends

    Vietnam War Ends
    The communstists and nationalists join together to fight against the French. Vietnam then became a divided country.
  • Mikhail Gorbachev takes control of USSR

    Mikhail Gorbachev takes control of USSR
    Gorbachev took control of the Soviet Union, because he rose to his power and took control over the Soviet Union to help stop this cold war from getting worse
  • Civil War in Nicaragua

    Civil War in Nicaragua
    This war weakened the country's economy. Ortega agreed to hold free elections.
  • Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan

    Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan
    The war left Afghanistan with severe political, economic problems. More than 1 million Afghans died in the war and 5 million became refugees.
  • Iran/Iraq War

    Iran/Iraq War
    It strained Iraqi political and social life, and led to severe economic dislocations.
  • Fall Of Berlin Wall

    Fall Of Berlin Wall
    The fall showed how communism eneded, and stop West Germany And East Germany from growing apart.
  • Soviet Union Falls Apart

    Soviet Union Falls Apart
    The Soviet Union fell apart and became very weak.
  • SALT Treaty Talks

    SALT Treaty Talks
    The goal was to replace the agreement with a long term treaty. The U.S and the Soviet Union negotiated agreements.