$Origins of the Cold War

US Leadership

Roosevelt

1945 - 12 April 1945

Truman

12 April 1945 - 20 January 1953

Eisenhower

20 January 1953 - 1956

USSR Leadership

Stalin

1945 - March 1953

Khruschev

March 1953 - 1956

UK Leadership

Churchill

1945 - 26 July 1945

Clement Atlee

26 July 1945 - 26 October 1951

Churchill

26 October 1951 - 7 April 1955

Events

Yalta

February 1945

Hiroshima

May 1945

Potsdam

July 1945 - August 1945

Nagasaki

August 1945

Greece (TD)

Feb 1947

Cominform

October 1947

Marshall Aid Suggested

December 1947

Czechoslovakia

March 1948

Berlin Blockade

June 1948 - May 1949

Comecon

1949

NATO

April 1949

Korean War

1950 - July 1953

Stalin Dies

March 1953

Austrian State Treaty

1955