Cold War

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Yalta Conference

feb 4 1945 - feb 5 1945

Took place in a Russian resort town in the Crimea form feb 4- 11 in 1945 during WWII the people involved was FDR, Soviet premier joseph Stalin and British prime minister Winston Churchill.

VE-Day

May 8,1945

was the public holiday celebrated on 8 May 1945 (in Commonwealthcountries, 7 May 1945) to mark the date when the World War IIAllies formally accepted the unconditional surrender of the armed forces of Nazi Germany and the end of Adolf Hitler's Third Reich, thus ending the war in Europe.

Potsdam Conference

july 17 1945 - august 2 1945

It was held at ceciliennh of the home of prince Wilhelm Hohenzollern in Potsdam occupied Germany form July 17 to august 2. 1945 Germany surrendered on May 8 1945.

VJ-Day

aug. 6,1945 - aug 9,1945

Victor over japan; day 6 and 9 august 1945

Tuesday

Mao Zedong takes control of China

December 26, 1893 - September 9, 1976

Mao Zedong was a Chinese revolutionary that promoted a brand of ... power he became one of the deadliest leaders ever, killing over 45,000,000 people;

Marshall Plan is announced

june 5 1947

On June 5, 1947, Secretary of State George C. Marshall announced a plan to provide economic assistance to the devastated nations of Europe after World War II

Berlin Blockade begins and ends

june 24 1948 - may 12 1949

began in june 24 1948 and ended may 12 1949

Soviets explode first atomic bomb

august 29 1949 - august 30 1949

On August 29, 1949, the Soviet Union exploded its first atomic bomb

Korean War begins and ends

june 25 1950 - july 27 1953

began in june 25 1950 and ended july 27 1953