cold war

Timeline created by shawn dynasty
  • 1940's

    cold war begins
  • 1940's

    United States first used atomic bomb in war
  • 1940's

    Russia enters war against Japan
  • 1940's

    Japanese surrender `ending world war II
  • 1940's

    Winston Churchill delivers Iron Curtai Speech
  • 1940's

    Truman declares active role in greek civil war
  • 1940's

    Marshall Plan is announced
  • 1940's

    Communist takeover in Czechoslovakia
  • 1940's

    Berlin Blockade begins
  • 1940's

    Berlin Blockade ends
  • 1940's

    NATO ratified
  • 1940's

    Mao Zedong, a Communist, takes control of China
  • 1940's

    Soviets explode first atomic bomb