The Cold War

Main

Yalta Conference

4 February 1945

WWII V.E. Day

7 May 1945

Soviet Invasion of Manchuria

8 August 1945

Japan Surrenders to U.S.A.

2 september 1945

Creation of Marshall Plan

5 June 1947

Berlin Airlift

24 june 1948

Creation of NATO

4 April 1949

Communist Forces Control China

1 october 1949

Korean War

24 June 1950

Stalin's Death

5 march 1953

Creation of Warsaw Pact

14 may 1955

Vietnam War

1 november 1955

Bay of Pigs

17 april 1961

Cuban Missile Crisis

16 october 1962

SALT

26 May 1972

Cambodia Falls to Communism

17 april 1975

Détente

28 april 1979

SALT II

16 june 1979

Soviet-Afghan War

December 4 1979

Fall of Berlin Wall

9 november 1989

Fall of the Soviet Union

26 December 1991