Cold War Timeline Project

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    Berlin Airlift

    the us and uk launched Operation Vittles because Soviet forces blockaded all road, rail and water routes into Berlin’s Allied-controlled areas
  • Creation of NATO

    Creation of  NATO
    created to secure peace in Europe, to promote cooperation among its members and to guard their freedom
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    Korean war

    South Korean rebellions and border conflicts led to North Korea's invasion of South Korea.
  • Creation of Warsaw Pact

    Creation of  Warsaw Pact
    formed to enhance military cooperation among its members and to protect the security of its member states.
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    Vietnam War

    an expensive/ long/ difficult war that fought South Vietnam and its main ally (United States) against North Vietnam's communist government.
  • Sputnik

    The first artificial satellite launched into space that has a beeping noise which can be heard by radio listeners everywhere.
  • Construction of Berlin Wall

    Construction of Berlin Wall
    built to keep so Western “fascists” from entering East Germany and undermining the socialist state
  • cuban missle crisis

    cuban missle crisis
    a conflict between the military and political parties over Cuba's installation of nuclear-armed Soviet missiles
  • moon landing

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

    Destruction of  Berlin Wall
    A shift in the city's relations with the West was declared by the Communist Party of East Berlin, from that day's midnight onward, German Democratic Republic nationals may freely enter and exit the nation.