The Cold War

  • Cold War Begins

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    Berlin Blockade

    The berlin blockade occured after the second world war in Germany, the blockades were put up against the Allies and blocked the Western railways, roads and canals into Berlin. The British began air-dropping supplies to the people of west Berlin, this succeeded and the Soviets later removed the blockades.
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    Korean War

    A war between the Republic of Korea and the Korean Democratic Party. The American forces sided with South Korea, and supplied several thousand troops.
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    Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War occurred in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. This war followed the First Indochina War and was fought between North Vietnam, supported by its communist allies, and the government of South Vietnam, supported by the United States and other anti-communist countries. The Viet Cong, a lightly armed South Vietnamese communist-controlled common front, largely fought a guerrilla war against anti-communist regions.
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    Cuban Missile Crisis

    A thriteen day war between the Soviet Union and Cuba on one side and the United States of America on the other.
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    Cuban Missile Crisis

    A thirteen day confrentaion between the Soviet Union and Cuba on one side and the USA other. After failed attempts of the USA to overthrow the Cuban regimethe Cuban and Soviet governments secretly began to build bases in Cuba for a number of medium-range and intermediate-range ballistic nuclear missiles with the ability to strike most of the United States.more than 100 US-built missiles having the capability to strike Moscow with nuclear warheads. The US captured photos of these weapons
  • J.F.K Assassination

    J.F.K Assassination
  • Neil Armstrongs Walks on the Moon

    Neil Armstrongs Walks on the Moon
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    Soviet War in Afghanistan

    The Soviet war in Afghanistan was a nine-year war during the Cold War fought by the Soviet Army and the Marxist-Leninist government of the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan against the Afghan Mujahideen guerrilla movement and foreign "Arab–Afghan" volunteers. The mujahideen received wide military and financial support from Pakistan, also receiving direct and indirect support by the United States and China. The Afghan government fought with the intervention of the Soviet Union as a primary ally
  • Fall of the Berlin Wall

    Fall of the Berlin Wall
    After allowing for loopholes throughout the summer, Hungary effectively disabled its physical border defenses with Austria on 19 August 1989 and, in September, more than 13,000 East German tourists escaped through Hungary to Austria. This set up a chain of events. The Hungarians prevented many more East Germans from crossing the border and returned them to Budapest. These East Germans flooded the West German embassy and refused to return to East Germany.
  • Cold War Ends