Cold War Timeline

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In History
  • Yalta Conference

  • Victory in Europe Day

  • Potsdam Conference

  • Japanese Surrender

  • "Iron Curtain" Speech

  • Truman Doctrine

  • Comecon Created

  • NATO Established

  • China Becomes Communist

  • KGB Established

  • Domino Theory

  • Vietnam is Divded

  • Warsaw Pact Established

  • Suez Crisis

  • Sputnik

  • Fidel Castro Takes Over Cuba

  • U2 Spy Plane Shot Down

  • Bay of Pigs

  • First American in Space (Alan Shepard)

  • Berlin Wall Built

  • Cubin Missile Crisis

  • Gulf of Tonkin Incident/Resolution

  • Tet Offensive

  • Apollo 11 Lands on the Moon

  • Yom Kippur War

  • Iranian Hostage Crisis

  • Glasnost

  • Iran-Contra Affair

  • Poland Becomes Independent

  • Hungary Becomes Independent

  • Communist Governments in Czechoslovakia, Romania, Bulgaria fall

  • Tiananmen Square

  • Berlin Wall Falls

  • Mikhail Gorbachev takes office

  • Boris Yeltsin elected president of Russia

  • Germany Reunites

  • Warsaw Pact Ends

  • USSR Dissolved

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    Berlin Blockade/Airlift

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    Korean War

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    Vietnam War

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    Nicaraguan Revolution

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    Six-Day War

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    Perestroika