Conference between the three Allied powers U.S., Great Britain, and USSR mostly discussing the post-war plans for Europe.
Day of the surrender of Nazi Germany
The conference between U.S., Great Britain, and USSR included the establishment of post-war order, peace treaties issues, and countering the effects of the war.
Day of Japan's surrender after the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
The Berlin Wall was constructed separating East and West Germany, which was the barrier of the USSR and the other capitalistic countries.
After the long Civil War Mao Zedong takes control of China unveiling the communist regime.
Plan in which the U.S. gave Europe economic support in order to rebuild and keep other European countries from going to a communistic government.
Some people mark this as the first crisis of the Cold War. Soviet Union tried to force other forces out of Berlin.
The first atomic bomb testing of the USSR. United States was shocked that they got that technology so soon.
Civil war in Korea between United Nations and USSR.
In August and September 1946, William R. Wilkerson published other columns containing a larger number of alleged Communists and sympathizers.
At this time the House Committee opened hearings for 9 days in Hollywood because of the alleged Communist motion picture industry.
Starting on this date McCarthy began claims against communism saying that there was Soviet Union spys within the American government.
Ethel and Julius were convicted of drawing sketches and giving information about the atomic bomb used on Nagasaki. It was said that their crimes were worse than murder in which they were both executed.
JFK becomes the youngest president and the first Catholic president narrowly beating Richard Nixon.
American forces came in to aid South Vietnam from them turning into a full Communist country. The thought was that when all of Vietnam becomes Communist it would lead to the fall of other southern Asian countries into Communist hands.
A 14 day period where the Cold War very nearly turned into a Hot War. The Soviet Union had missiles in Cuba and the United States had missiles in Turkey and Italy.
Citizens in West Germany (Soviet Union) started climbing and breaking through the wall into East Germany.
The former Soviet Union split up into 15 different countries.