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Cold War events



1914 ­ 1918 - World War 1

October 1917 ­ Bolsheviks attack Russia (Red October)

1918-1921 ­ Russian Civil war

19198 ­ US President Woodrow Wilson issued his fourteen points

1919 ­ Comintern established by Bolshevik's

1923 - USSR become official title of old Russian Empire

1929-…

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1947 ­ Cominform ­ Coordinate communist parties



1948 ­ The Czechoslovakian Crisis ­ Coup d'etat

1948 ­ 1949 ­ The Berlin Blockade

1949 ­ The Berlin Airlift

1949 ­ NATO

August 1949 ­ USSR drop Atomic bomb

October 1949 ­ Mao Zedong proclaimed People republic of China was now established…

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1957 ­ USSR develops intercontinental ballistic missile



October 1957 ­ Sputnik launched

November 1957 ­ Sputnik ii launched

Early 1960s- M.A.D mutually assured destruction

1961 ­ Kennedy US president ­ "Flexible Response" policy

1961 ­ The Berlin Wall

1962- Cuban Missile Crisis

1963 ­ Hot line telephone link

1963 ­…

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1991- START (Strategic Arms Reductions Talks) treaty

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