The "Big Three" met at Yalta to decide the fate of post-war Europe
The U.S was represented by: Franklin D Roosvelt
Great Britain was represented by: Winston Churchill
Soviet Union was represented by: Josef Stalin
WWII Ends In Europe
German instrument of surrender signed at Reims
Iron Curtain Speech
Winston Churchill delivers Iron Curtain Speech
Marshall Plan Proposed
Secretary of State George C. Marshall proposes a plan to help Europe recover from WWII
U.S drops vital supplies into west Berlin via air planes
U.S, Canada and 10 Western European nations form NATO
The Second Red Scare
U.S Senator Joseph McCarthy begins his campaign against alleged communist.
Armed forces from communist North Korea assult South Korea starting the Korean War.
Julius and Ethel Rosnberg are executed
Julius band Ethel Rosenberg were acussed, convicted, and executed for selling secrets to Russia.
Put Soviet Union in charge of armed forces of member states
Hungary Calls for Free Elections
Hangary calls for free election and Soviet Union puts revolution down.
Vietnam War Begins
US gets involved in Vietnam war
U.S intervenes after French troops leave Viatnam due to a Communist revolution from North Vietnam.
Berlin Wall Erected
The Berlin Wall was made to prevent people from east Berlin fleeing to West Berlin
Cuban Missle Crisis
President Kennedy anounced situation in Cuba on televised event.
"Golf of Tonkin"
US claims US ships were attacked. Due to this event US involvment increases.