Communism & Cold War Timeline

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Collapse of Qing Empire (1912)

1912

WW1 (1914-1918)

1914 - 1918

Collapse of Russian Empire (1917)

1917

Vladimir Lenin in power (1917-1924)

1917 - 1924

Five year plan (Russia, 1928-1991)

1928 - 1991

WW2 (1939-1945)

1939 - 1945

Vietnamese Independence from France (1945)

1945

Final battle w/ France is 1954, reunify after war w/ U.S. In 1975.

NATO (1949)

1949

Mao Zedong (1949-1976)

1949 - 1976

Warsaw Pact (1953)

1953

Five Year Plan (China, 1953-2013)

1953 - 2013

Great Leap Forward (1958-1961)

1958 - 1961

Cuban Independence (1959)

1959

Cuban Missile Crisis (1962)

1962

Thick Quang Duc Self-immolation (1963)

1963

U.S. Fighting war in Vietnam (1965-1973)

1965 - 1973

1968 uprisings

1968

Dissolution of Soviet Union (1991)

1991