Development of nuclear war timeline of events

HideShow resource information
  • Created by: sima28
  • Created on: 19-03-15 09:38
Preview of Development of nuclear war timeline of events

First 169 words of the document:

6th
August 1945 Hiroshima-USA drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima
1945 9th
August 1945 Nagasaki-USA drops another atomic bomb in Japan
1946
29th August 1949 A-Bomb Test USSR-USSR successfully tested their own
1949 atomic bomb
1st
November 1952 Hydrogen Bomb USA-USA's first hydrogen bomb
1952
12th August 1953 H-Bomb USSR-USSR has a successful test of their own
1953 Hydrogen bomb
1954
1st
March 1955 USA tests another H-Bomb-Much stronger H-bomb. Effect w
1955 initially underestimated
22nd November 1955 First `true' H-Bomb-USSR finally has their first H-Bomb
1956
May 1957 ICBM test successful USSR-USSR becoming more technologically
1957 advanced
1957 Sputnik USSR-USSR launch their first ever space satellite
1959
1960 U-2 Spy Plane USA-USSR shot down a US spy plane and landed in Sov
1960 territory. US accused USSR of spying
1961 USA Minuteman ICBM test successful-Focused on intermediant range
1961 IRBM's
1961 Deterrence-Both sides had missiles pointed at each other but each sid
wouldn't fire first. Mutually assured destruction (MAD)
1962
1963

Comments

No comments have yet been made

Similar History resources:

See all History resources »See all resources »