The Cold War Timeline

  • USSR Develops Nuclear Weapons

    USSR Develops Nuclear Weapons
    During the cold war, when Soviet Russia launches plans to develop a nuclear weapon. Which proves detrimental to USA's plans.
  • Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech

    Churchill's "Iron Curtain" speech
  • Truman Doctrine

    Truman Doctrine
  • Marshall Plan

  • Berlin Airlift

    Berlin Airlift
  • NATO Formed

    NATO Formed
  • Korean War

    With the though in mind that we must stop the spread of communism, we aid South Korea against North Korea which is ruled by a communist leader.
  • Warsaw Pact Formed

    Warsaw Pact Formed
    The Warsaw Pact alliance of the East European socialist states is the a way to counter the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)
  • Vietnam War

  • U-2 Spy Plane Incident

  • Building of the Berlin Wall

    Building of the Berlin Wall
    East Germany was under communist rule so to enclose the citziens and prevent travel in and out of east berlin they built a wall seperating the two sides.
  • Cuban Missle Crisis

    Cuban Missle Crisis
    The soviets tried to be sneaky by planting a missle silo in cuba. But we caught them.