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Cold War

1946 - 1990

India

1947

India won it"s independence from Britain. THen was dividen into two nations, India and Pakistan

Berlin Airlift

1948

When Harry Truman approved a huge airlift that carried tons of food medical supplies and other things.

Korean War

1950 - 1953

Bay of Pigs Invasion

1961

When John F. Kennedy aproved a plan for Cuba to overthrow Castro

Berlin Wall

1961

Eastern Germany built a huge wall dividing the East Berlin from West Berlin

Cuban missile Crisis

1962

When Kennedy learned that the Soviet Union was secretly making missiles on a island.

Vietnam War

1964 - 1969

Policy of Detente

1972

President Nixon was the first American President tovisit the Soviet Union

Impact on Vietnam

1975

Hundreds of Thousands of people left and escaped Vietnam and Cambodia

Tragedy in Cambodia

1979

Vietnam invaded Cambodia and set up a new government

Soviet Union Collapses

1991

Gorbachev resigned and the Soviet Union Collapsed