Timeline of the Cold War: 1945 - 1991

Timeline with key dates from 1945 to 1991. Mainly from the Edexcel A2 textbook 'A World Divided: Superpower relations 1944 - 1990' but with other events from my own notes/research. Please let me know if I've missed any key events!

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Timeline of the Cold War: 1945 ­ 1991

1945 February Yalta Conference


8th May VE Day (end of Second World War)
17 July ­ 2nd
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Potsdam Conference
August


6th August Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima
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8 August Russia declares war on Japan
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9 August Atomic bomb dropped…

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Johnson sworn in as President
1964 August Gulf of Tonkin Resolution leads to increased US involvement in
Vietnam
1968 January Nixon elected as President
August Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia
1969 March Sino-Soviet border clash as Damansky Island on the Ussuri River
August Sino-Soviet clashes at Xinjiang
1970 April Nixon extends…

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