Cold War

Military Events

Cold War

September 1947 - December 25, 1991

Berlin Blockade

24 June 1948 - 12 May 1949

Korean War

25 June 1950 - 27 July 1953

Vietnam War

November 1, 1955 - April 30, 1975

Suez Crisis

29 October 1956 - 7 November 1956

Formation of NORAD

September 12, 1957

Berlin Crisis of 1961

4 June 1961 - 9 November 1961

Cuban Missile Crisis

October 14, 1962 - October 28, 1962

Yom Kippur War

October 6, 1973 - October 25, 1973

Soviet War if Afghanistan

December 24, 1979 - February 15, 1989

Korean Air Lines Flight 007

1 September 1983

Able Archer 83

November 2, 1983 - November 11, 1983

Reign of Soviet Political Leaders

Joseph Stalin

3 April 1922 - 16 October 1952

Nikita Khrushchev

September 14, 1953 - October 14, 1964

Leonid Brezhnev

14 October 1964 - 10 November 1982

Yuri Andropov

12 November 1982 - 9 February 1984

Konstantin Chernenko

13 February 1984 - 10 March 1985

Mikhail Gorbachev

11 March 1985 - 25 December 1991

Reign of America Political Leaders

Harry S. Truman

April 12, 1945 - January 20, 1953

Dwight D. Eisenhower

January 20, 1953 - January 20, 1961

John F. Kennedy

January 20, 1961 - November 22, 1963

Lyndon B. Johnson

November 22, 1963 - January 20, 1969

Richard Nixon

January 20, 1969 - August 9, 1974

Gerald Ford

August 9, 1974 - January 20, 1977

Jimmy Carter

January 20, 1977 - January 20, 1981

Ronald Reagan

January 20, 1981 - January 20, 1989

George H. W. Bush

January 20, 1989 - January 20, 1993