NATO and the Warsaw Pact

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Signing of the North Atlantic Treaty

1949

Greece and Turkey join NATO

1952

Germany joins NATO

1955

Warsaw Pact is formed

1955

Cuban Missile Crisis

1962

Warsaw Pact forces invade Czechoslovakia

1968

Signing of Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty

1970

Nuclear Arms Race begins

1976

Spain joins NATO

1982

Warsaw Pact collapses

1991