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A second atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki.
What takes place on February 4, 1945?
He gave his "Iron Curtain" speech.
What famous speech does Winston Churchill make on March 16, 1946?
The North Atlantic Treaty was signed.
What treaty organization is created on April 4, 1949?
The Korean War starts.
What takes place on June 30, 1950?
NATO Ministers meet for the first time.
What pact is created in May 1955?
The first satellite Sputnik was launched
What is launched in October 1957?
The Cuban Missile Crisis
What crisis takes place in 1962?
TSR-2 Programme cancelled
What happens on March 8, 1965?
Who is the first man to land on the moon in 1969?
The Vietnam War ends
What war ends in 1975?
How many countries were assisted under the Marshall Plan?
To rebuild the economic and spirits of Western Europe
What was the primary goal of the Marshall Plan?
General Douglas MacArthur
Who was commander-in-chief of the UN forces during the Korean Conflict?
In July 1953
When was the ceasefire agreement signed?
What was the total number of Americans killed in the Korean conflict?
The world's first artificial satellite
What was Sputnik?
U.S.-U.S.S.R space race.
The Sputnik launch started which "race" of the Cold War?
To divide East and West Berlin
What was the purpose of the Berlin Wall?
How long did the wall stand?
How many people were killed trying to cross over the wall?
How long did the Cuban Missile Crisis last?
An American spy plane
How did the US learn about the missiles being in Cuba?
An agreement was made with the Soviets to have the missiles dismantled
How did the Crisis end?
What were the years of the Vietnam War?
How many Americans died in the war?
The Communistled Vietcong and their allies
Who led North Vietnam?
Ho Chi Minh
What side was the United States on?
What was happening in America on the home-front as the War dragged on?
They left Vietnam
What did the US do in 1973?
South Vietnam fell to the communists
What happened in 1975?
Germans began dismantling the Berlin Wall
What occurred on November 9, 1989?
Germany was reunified
Describe Germany as of October 1990.
Gorbachev resigned and the Soviet Union collapsed
What happened on December 25, 1991?
It was made to reduce the amount of nuclear weapons
What were the Strategic Arms Reduction negotiations?
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