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Oct 1962

Cuban Missile Crisis

Sept 1948

Berlin demonstrators

May 1949

end of Berlin Blockade

April 1949

NATO formed

Aug 1949

Soviets first atomic bomb

June 1950

North Korean surprise attack on South Korean

July 1951

Korean War armistice talks began

July 1953

Korean War cease fire

1954

Diem Bien Phu- last war of French Vietnamese War

Dec 1963

Expected first US unit withdrawal from Vietnam War

1965

Expected total US withdrawal from Vietnam War

March 1965

first US unit ground troops land in Da Nang, South Vietnam

1968

Johnson decides not to run in US presidential election

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