Cold War Timeline

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U.S. Arms Race

Dropped Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima

August 6, 1945

U.S. test first H bomb

1952

Intercontiental Ballistic Missle

January, 1954

Sends Naval Blockcade to stop S.U. Bringing missles to Cuba

October, 1962

Military Forces set to DEFCON 2

October 25, 1962

S.U Arms Race

S.U. detonated first Atomic Bomb

August 29, 1949

Detonates Nucluar Device

October, 1961

Castro mobilizes all Cuba's military Forces

October 6, 1962

Khrushchev receives a cable from Castro urging a Nuclear first fight

October 26, 1962

Shot down U-2 spy plane

October 27, 1962

Crisis Ends, Khrushchev dismantles missles in Cuba

October 28, 1962

U.S Space Race

V-2 Rockets

October 3, 1942

Sent Monkey's to space and it returned back to earth safely.

May 28, 1959

First successful weather satilite launched

April 1, 1960

Alan Shepard is first man in space

May 5, 1961

First close range pictures of the moon.

July 31, 1964

Neil Armstrong walks on the moon (Ends space race)

July 20, 1969

S.U. Space Race

Sputnik 1 created

October 4, 1957

Sputnik 2

November 3, 1957

Yuri Gagarin Becomes S.U. first man to space

April 12,1961

First Women in space

June 16, 1963

Luna 9 Successful land on the moon

February 3, 1966