AP European History Timeline- 1940-2000

Events

Treaty of Versailles

1919

No USSR involved

Munich Conference

1938

No Stalin involved

Battle of Britain

1940

Holocaust

1941 - 1945

Germany invades USSR, Pearl Harbor

1941

Soviets deal with Hitler

1941 - 1944

Battle of Stalingrad

1942 - 1943

D Day

1944

Cold war

1945 - 1989

decolonization of asia and africa

1945 - 1965

Potdam Conference

1945

Russian territorys

1945

Poland, Romania, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria, Czech

Nuremberg Trials

1945 - 1946

Yalta Conference

February 1945

Us drops atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Aug. 6, 1945

Iron Speech- Winston

March 1946

An iron curtain is falling over to divide east and west

Truman Doctrine

1947

basis for providing aid to turkey and greece

founding of israel

1948

Berlin Airlift

1948 - 1949

Berlin Airlift

1948

NATO

1949

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Communists vs South Korean Capitalists

Death of Stalin

1953

Warsaw Pact Founded

1955

Suez Crisis

1956

Building Berlin Wall

1961

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962

Nixon arrives in china

1972