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Iorn Curtain

1945 - 1991

It was a wall to seperate the Soviet Union from everyone else. This was was put up at the end of WW1. The Cold war's events destroyed the Iron Curtain

Berlin Wall

1945 - 1991

This was built during WW1 to keep East Germany aware from East Berlin. It worked for a long while.

Truman Doctrine

March 12, 1947

It was a speech that truman gave. It was believed to have started the Cold war

Marshal Plan

April 1948

This was a plan that tried to help Europe. We tried to give them economic support. The US also tried to prevent the spread of Soviet Communism

Berlin Airlift

June 27, 1948 - May 12, 1949

This was an airstrike from berlin to all of the counties in the Cold war. It was one of the first events in the Cold war

War In Vietnam

November 1, 1955 - April 30, 1975

This was also known as the Resistance War Against America. Or the American War

Sputnik

October 4, 1957

It was a the first artificail Earth satellite. The soviet union launched it into an elliptical low earth orbit. It could be seen and other countries could detect it.

U-2 Incident

May 1, 1960

It was an Aircraft shoot down. It happened near Aramil, Sverdlovsk Oblast, Soviet Union. It was a friendly fire against the Soviet Union. US denied at first but admitted to it later.

Bay Of Pigs

April 17, 1961 - April 19, 1961

Cuba won a 2 day war when the CIA-sponcerd paramilitary group tried to invade them. It was launched from Guatemala.

Cuban Missile Crisis

October 14, 1962 - October 28, 1962

It was a missile battle between the US, Soviet Union and Cuba. It was started by JFK. It resulted in a agreement with the Soviet union that the US would never invade Cuba.

S.A.L.T.

November 24, 1974

This was two rounds of talks about battles and treaties. It involved the US and the Soviet Union. The two rounder were S.A.L.T. 1 and S.A.L.T. 2