Cold War Events

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1943: Soviet Union denotes it's own atomic bomb

1943

1945: US drops atomic bomb on Japan

1945

1947: Trunman Doctrine approved by Congress

1947

1948-1949: Berlin Airlift

1948

Apr. 1948: Marshall Paln approved by Congress

April, 1948

1949: Creation of Nato

1949

1949: Communists gain control of China

1949

1950: North Korea invades SOth Korea

1950

1953: Korean War ends

1953

1954: Fall of Dien Bien Phu

1954

1955: Creation of Warsaw Pact

1955

1956: Soviets launch Sputnik into Space

1956

1959: Fidel CAstro gains control of Cuba

1959

Apr. 1961: Bay og Pigs invasion

April, 1961

Aug. 1961: Soviets build Berlin Wall

August, 1961

Aug. 1962: JFK sends "advisors" into Vietnam

August, 1962

Oct. 1962: Cuban Missile Crisis

October, 1962