The Cold War

The Cold War

eBook - 2012
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In The Cold War, significant events that helped shape the Cold War are explored, including: the first H-bomb test; the Vietnam War; the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan; and the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Publisher: Chicago : Britannica Digital Learning, 2012.
ISBN: 9781615356065
1615356061
9781615356119
1615356118
Characteristics: 1 online resource (49 p.)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Yalta Conference-February 4, 1945; Truman Doctrine Proclaimed-March 12, 1947; Soviets Impose Berlin Blockade-June 24, 1948; Communists Take Power in China-October 1, 1949; Korean War Begins-June 25, 1950; First H-bomb Test-November 1, 1952; Rosenbergs Executed for Espionage-June 19, 1953; Hungarian Uprising Suppressed-November 4, 1956; First Sputnik Launch-October 4, 1957; U2 Spyplane Shot Down-May 1, 1960; Berlin Wall Erected-August 17, 1961; Kennedy Declares Naval Blockade of Cuba-October 22, 1962; U.S. Marines Sent into Vietnam-March 8, 1965.
Soviet Invasion Ends Prague Spring-August 20, 1968Nixon Visits China-February 21, 1972; U.S.-backed Coup in Chile-September 11, 1973; Apollo-Soyuz Mission-July 17, 1975; Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan-December 24, 1979; Polish Workers Occupy Gdansk Shipyard-August 14, 1980; Reagan and Gorbachev Agree Arms Cuts-December 8, 1987; Fall of Berlin Wall-November 9, 1989; Key Figures in the Cold War; Glossary; Further Information; Index.
Summary: In The Cold War, significant events that helped shape the Cold War are explored, including: the first H-bomb test; the Vietnam War; the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan; and the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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