Arms Rce 1945-63

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  • Arms Race 1945-63
    • Atomic Bomb dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki August 1945
    • 1949 USSR tests its first Atomic Bomb
    • 1952 USA tests its first Hydrogen Bomb
    • 1954 USA explodes lithium bomb
    • 1946 The Barach Plan
    • 1955 USA IC bombers
    • 1956 USSR develops TU20 Bear
    • October 1957 USSR launches Sputnik
      • November 1957 USSR launches Sputnik II
    • November 1957 Gaither Report warns Eisenhower of a missile gap
    • 1959 Fidel Castro leads a revolution in Cuba
    • 1960 USA launches Polaris
    • April 1961 USSR puts Yuri Gagarin in space
    • April 1961 Bay of Pigs
    • October 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis
    • June 1963 Hot Line treaty signed.
    • 1963 Test Ban Treaty Signed

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