Cold War Timeline 1945-63

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Russia tests nuclear bomb

1943

Code named the First Lightning

Formation of the U.N

1945

Created after WWII

Mao's Rule

June 19, 1945 - September 9, 1976

U.S Uses the Atomic Bomb on Japan

August 6 1945

CIA created

September 18, 1947

State of Israel formed

November 29, 1947

Marshall Plan

April 1948 - 1952

Berlin Airlift

24 June 1948 - 12 May 1949

Formation of NATO

4 April 1949

Korean War

25 June 1950 - 27 July 1953

French

May 1954

Creation of Warsaw Pact

1955

Suez Crisis

October 29 1956 - 7 November 1956

Sputnik

October 4, 1957

U-2 Spy Plane Shot Down

1 May 1960

Berlin Wall

August 13, 1961 - November 9, 1989

Cuban Missle Crisis

October 14 1962 - October 28 1962

Fidel Castro takes control of Cuba

December 2, 1976 - February 24, 2008

Fall of Shah of Iran

1979