Cold War Timeline

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In History
  • Creation of NATO

    Creation of NATO
    NATO is known as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. It is a governmental military alliance between several North American and European states. They signed the North Atlantic Treaty the day it was created.
  • Creation of Warsaw Pact

    Creation of Warsaw Pact
    The Warsaw Pact was a political and military alliance established between the several Europe countries and the Soviet Union. They were a sign of Communist Dominance.
  • Sputnik

    Sputnik
    The Sputnik is the first artificial Earth satellite. The Soviet Union launch the Satellite into a Elliptical low Earth orbit on October 4, 1957.
  • Construction of the Berlin Wall

    Construction of the Berlin Wall
    The Wall opened on August 13, 1961. The Berlin Wall was a barrier that divided Berlin from 1961 until its destruction on 1989.
  • Destruction of Berlin Wall

    Destruction of Berlin Wall
    When the Cold War began a member of East Berlins Communist Party declared a change in the change that the citizens of GDR were free to cross the country's borders. A Demolition destroyed the wall.
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    The Berlin Airlift

    The Berlin Airlift is when the U.S. brought massive supplies of food, water, and medicine to the citizens of the besieged city at West Berlin
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    Korean War

    The Korean War is when North Korea invaded South Korea. The United States allied with South Korea who were the Democratic against China who allied with North Korea who were the Communist. It ended with nearly 5 million dead neither side won the war.
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    Vietnam War

    The Vietnam War is a long, and armed conflict between the communist of North Vietnam against South Vietnam and an ally the U.S.
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    Cuban Missile Crisis

    The Cuban Missile Crisis was a 13 day confrontation between the U.S. and Soviet Union. This was a time when two superpowers came closet to nuclear conflict.
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    Moon Landing

    Apollo 11 was a spaceship that landed the first two men on the moon.