The Origins of the Cold War

Events

Yalta Conference

2nd February 1945 - 11th February 1945

End of WWII

May 5th 1945

Potsdam Conference

July 17, 1945 - August 2, 1945

Hiroshima - Atomic Bomb

August 6, 1945

Nagasaki - Atomic Bomb

August 9, 1945

Iron Curtain Speech

March 5, 1946

Communism takes control of Eastern Europe

January 1947 - December 1948

Truman Doctrine

March 12, 1947

Marshall Plan

1948

Crisis over Berlin

June 1948 - May 1949

NATO established

April 4, 1949