The Cold War

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1946 Iron Curtain

1946

1947 Containment

1947

1948 Airlift/Asain nation fell to communism

1948

1948 Isolation of West Berlin/Massive Allied Airlift

1948

1950-1953 Korean War

1950 - 1953

1954 French lose colony to Southeast Asia

1954

1959 Cuban becomes bastion of communism in Latin America

1959

1961 Berlin Wall built

1961

1962 Cuban Missle Crisis

1962

1963 Ho Chi Minh leads forces against France & US

1963

1965-1975 US involvment in the Cold War

1965 - 1975

1989 Tianament Square Massacre

1989

1989 Gorbachev policies

1989

1991 Common Wealth of Independent States

1991

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1992 Soviet Empire collapses

1992