The Cold War

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    The Cold War

  • The End

    The End
    On this date World War Two officially ended. This is the dte of the official surrender of Japan after two atomic bombs were dropped on cities there.
  • Speech of the Iron Curtain

    Speech of the Iron Curtain
    Winston Churchill's Iron Curtain speech was deemed the beginning of the cold war by some. this was a greatly moving speech that revealed how bad communism was.
  • Poland

    Poland was effectively turned towards communism when the Soviet Unoin rigged the voting in the country.
  • Marshall plan

    Marshall plan
    The marshall plan was designed to give aid in the form of money to countries so they would'nt turn to communist nations.
  • Berlin Blockade

    Berlin Blockade
    American pilots flew in food to the people of Berlin when food was stopped being brought in by the government
  • NATO

  • The Soviet's Bomb

    The Soviet's Bomb
    the soviets tested their first successful atomic bomb on this date.
  • Zedong and China

    Zedong and China
    Mao Zedong was the founder and leader of the PRC, or Peoples Republic of China. Zedong was competing with the leader of southern China for power.
  • The Witch Hunt

    The Witch Hunt
    Sen. McCarthy atarted a "communist witch hunt". He staged catching communists in the act but no names of the alleged commies were ever released. The excitement over the hunt burned out quickly.
  • Korean War begins

    Korean War begins
    On this date the Koren War officially began.
  • Executions

    The Rosenbergs were executed on this date for suspected communist activities. Though these activities were never confirmed and there was much protest, the couple were still killed.
  • War Ends in Korea

    War Ends in Korea
    On this date the war in Korea officially ended
  • KGB Established

    KGB Established
    The Committee for State Security, or KGB was introduced to the Soviet Union in 1954. It was the largest security agency in the USSR until its collapse in 1991
  • war in 'Nam

    war in 'Nam
    On this date the Vietnam War officially began.
  • Castro

    Fidel Castro fully supported the USSR because of his hatred of the American ideas.
  • Bay of Pigs Invasion

    Bay of Pigs Invasion
  • Cuban Missile Crisis

    Cuban Missile Crisis
    The Soviets placed nuclear warheads in Cuba which sparked a conflict that almost led to all out nuclear war.
  • Kennedy Assassination

    Kennedy Assassination
    President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Austin, Texas by Lee Harvey Oswald . There are many theories to why it was done.
  • Gulf of Tonkin Incident

    Gulf of Tonkin Incident
    The Gulf of Tonkin incident was actually two separate conflicts between the US and North Korea. The incidents were questioned because of the many different accounts of the attacks on the ships and fighter jets.
  • Egypt

  • Cold War Ends