Ben Condon

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The Cold War

1947 - 1992

Main Events

Berlin Blockade

06/24/1947 - 05/12/1949

Russian Troops Withdraw Berlin

11/01/1958 - 11/30/1958

Khrushchev demands withdrawal of troops from Berlin

Cuba Takeover

01/01/1959 - 01/31/1959

Cuba taken over by Fidel Castro.

US Spy Plane Shot Down

05/01/1960 - 05/31/1960

Soviet Union reveals that U.S. spy plane was shot down over Soviet territory.

Cuban Missile Crisis

11/01/1962 - 11/30/1962

Cuban Missile Crisis begins.

US Troops in Vietnam

07/01/1965 - 07/30/1965

Announcement of dispatching of 150,000 U.S. troops to Vietnam.

Soviet Troops Withdraw

01/01/1989 - 01/30/1989

Soviet troops withdraw from Afghanistan.

Berlin Wall Falls

11/01/1989 - 11/30/1989

Berlin Wall Falls

Cold War Ends

08/01/1991 - 08/31/1991

End of Soviet Union, Cold War Ends.