The Cold War

  • Mao Zedung

    Was a Chinese communist revolutionary who was the founder of the People's Republic of China (PRC), which he led as the chairman of the Chinese Communist Party from the establishment of the PRC
  • Truman Doctrine

    the principle that the US should give support to countries or peoples threatened by Soviet forces or Communist insurrection. First expressed in 1947 by US President Truman in a speech to Congress seeking aid for Greece and Turkey, the doctrine was seen by the Communists as an open declaration of the Cold War.
  • Berlin Airlift

    The Berlin Airlift was when the Americans would deliver supplies to West Berlin. They had to do this because the Soviet Union had a blockade to where they couldn't get any supplies.
  • Kim Il Sung

    Kim and his army were assigned to a special unit known as the 88th Separate Rifle Brigade, which belonged to the Soviet Red Army. Kim's immediate superior was Zhou Baozhong. Kim became a Major in the Soviet Red Army and served in it until the end of World War II in 1945.
  • The Iron Curtain

    The Iron Curtain separated Communist and Capitalism in Germany. It also separated many families.
  • NATO

    NATO is a combination of all of the capitalists. They all have a pact together to if one country gets attacked then they all join together and attack the country that attacked them.
  • NATO Alliance

    NATO is an alliance of countries from Europe and North America. It was created during the Cold War.
  • North Korean Invasion

    The Korean War was fought between North Korea and South Korea from 1950 to 1953. The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea following clashes along the border and rebellions in South Korea.
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    Korean War

    Fought between North Korea and South Korea from 1950 to 1953. The war began on 25 June 1950 when North Korea invaded South Korea.
  • Brinkmanship

    The art or practice of pursuing a dangerous policy to the limits of safety before stopping, especially in politics.
  • Warsaw Pact

    The Warsaw pact is all of the communist countries coming together. They all have the same pact as NATO as if one countries gets attacked all the other members help that country.
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    Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November 1955 to the fall of Saigon on 30 April 1975. It was the second of the Indochina Wars and was officially fought between North Vietnam and South Vietnam
  • Sputnik Launch

    The Sputnik was the first rocket to be launched to space successfully. Russia was the country to launch Sputnik to space.
  • Fidel Castro

    Castro took a key role in the Cuban Revolution by leading the Movement in a guerrilla war against Batista's forces from the Sierra Maestra. After Batista's overthrow in 1959, Castro assumed military and political power as Cuba's prime minister.
  • Non-Aligned Movement

    NAM has sought to create an independent path in world politics that would not result in member States becoming pawns in the struggles between the major powers.
  • Berlin Wall

    It was a wall around West Berlin. It separated West Berlin from Berlin and West Germany.
  • Operation Rolling Thunder

    Operation Rolling Thunder was a gradual and sustained aerial bombardment campaign conducted by the United States 2nd Air Division, U.S. Navy, and Republic of Vietnam Air Force against the Democratic Republic of Vietnam from 2 March 1965 until 2 November 1968, during the Vietnam War.
  • SALT

    The Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) were a series of bilateral conferences and international treaties signed between the United States and the Soviet Union.
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    Soviet-Afghan War

    The Soviet–Afghan War was a protracted armed conflict fought in the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan from 1979 to 1989. It saw extensive fighting between the Soviet Union, the DRA and allied paramilitary groups against the Afghan mujahideen, foreign fighters, and smaller groups of anti-Soviet Maoists
  • Operation Storm 333

    Operation Storm-333, also known as the Tajbeg Palace Assault, was executed by the Soviet Union in Afghanistan on 27 December 1979
  • Commonwealth of Independent States

    Organization focused on cooperation on political, economic, environmental, humanitarian, cultural and other issues between a number of former Soviet Republics.