Development of the Cold War

Confrontation of the Superpowers

1945 - 1949
1946
March 5, 1946

Rivalry in Europe

1946
1946
1946

The Truman Doctrirne

1947
1947

The Marshall Plan

1947
June 1947
July 1947
1949

The Division of Germany

February 1948
1949
May 1949

Spread of the Cold War

1949
1949

New Military Alliances

April 1949
1950
1955

The Arms Race

1950
1950
1957

The Wall of Berlin

1955
1961
August 1961

The Cuban Missile Crisis

1959
October 1962
1963

Vietnam and the Domino Theory

1964
1973