WW2 and the Cold War

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WW2 and the Cold War

1937 - 1954

Scrap metal and oil cut off from Japan

1937

Pearl Harbor

1941

Atlantic Charter

1941

Lend Lease Act

1941

Greer incident

1941

War production board

1942

D Day

1944

GI Bill of Rights

1944

Korematsu v. US

1944

Yalta Conference (Russia and US)

1945

Potsdam and Declaration

1945

Containment begins

1946

National Security Act

1947

Loyalty probes

1947

HUAC

1947

Marshall Plan

1947

Berlin Airlift

1948

NATO

1949

PRC

1949

McCarthyism and witch hunt

1949

NSC - 68

1950

Hiss accused of espionage

1950

Korean war begins

1950

Rosenburgs arrest

1950

MacArthur fired by Truman

1951

Iran issue

1953

Guatemala issue

1954