After the Bomb- Context Timeline

World Events

World War II

1939 - 1945

Cold War

1947 - 1985

Space Race

1954 - 1969

Texts

Hiroshima- John Hershey

1/1/1946 - 1/2/1946

Sinews of Peace- Winston Churchill

3/6/1946 - 3/7/1946

A Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich

1/1/1963 - 2/1/1963

USSR

Russian Forced Labour Camps "Gulag'

1935 - 1954

Yalta Conference- USSR, USA, UK

2/4/1945 - 2/11/1945

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962

Japan

Hiroshima Bombed

8/6/1945

Nagasaki Bombed

8/9/1945

Japanese Surrender

8/15/1945 - 9/15/1945

British Empire

PM Winston Churchill First Term

1940 - 1945

Yalta Conference- USSR, USA, UK

2/4/1945 - 2/11/1945

PM Winston Churchill Second Term

1951 - 1955

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962