The Arms Race 1949-1963

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US tests first H bomb
November 1952
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CIA Gaither Report
November 1957
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USSR successfully tests first atomic bomb
August 1949
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Robert McNamara puts forward flexible response and counterforce
1961-2
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Bay of Pigs invasion
April 1961
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USSR successfully test ICBM and launch Sputnik 1
1957
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Operation Mongoose
October 1961
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USSR tests 'Tsar Bomba' most powerful bomb ever dropped
October 1961
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Cuban Missile Crisis
October 14th to October 28th 1962
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Robert McNamara first talks of MAD
1963
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November 1957

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CIA Gaither Report

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August 1949

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Card 4

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1961-2

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Card 5

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April 1961

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