Cold War

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Arms Race/Space Race

01/01/1945 - 1991

US Detonates its first Atomic Bomb

07/16/1945 - 07/17/1945

SU Detonates its first Atomic Bomb

08/29/1949 - 08/30/49

US tests its first Hydrogen bomb

1/1/1952 - 1/2/1952

US massive retaliation

01/01/1954 - 01/02/1954

SU first ICBM missile launched

08/21/1957 - 08/22/1957

US develops ICBM technology

07/09/1959 - 07/10/1959

SU first human space flight

04/12/1961 - 04/13/1961

SU detonates Tsar Bomba

10/01/1961 - 10/02/1961