Recent Event Highlights: Rosenberg's are executed for selling atomic secrets to the Soviet Union, Collapse of the Soviet Union, Berlin Wall Torn Down, and 20 more...
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It was imforamtion that was pasted concerning the atomic bomb to the Soviet Union. She wa an engineer for the U.S. Army.
the eastrern part was separated into four parts and the soviet union took over.
They agreed to exchange visits in moscow and Washington by year's end. Mr. Bush lent prestige to Mr. Yeltsin as the leader of Russia, giving him a boost of the sort Mr. Gorbachev often gained in his trips abroad.
It resulted in abolition of Soviet Federal Government ("the Union centre") and independence of USSR's republic on 26 December 1991. The process was caused by weakening of the Soviet government, which led to disentegration
The largest city square in the world. It was where soldiers open fire on protesters.
It was the space flight that landed early for humans. Was carried out by the United States, is considered a major accomplishment in the history of exploration and represented a victory for the United States in the Cold War Space Race with the Soviet Union.
Kennedy was fatally shot while riding with his wife Jacqueline in a Presidential motorcade. There was at least four shots that wer going off.
A confrontation among the Soviet Union, Cuba and the United States in October 1962, during the Cold War. In September 1962, after some unsuccessful operations by the U.S. to overthrow the Cuban regime (Bay of Pigs, Operation Mongoose), the Cuban and Soviet governments began to surreptitiously build bases in Cuba for a number of medium-range and intermediate-range ballistic nuclear missiles (MRBMs and IRBMs) with the ability to strike most of the continental United States
A barrier constructed by the German Democratic Republic (GDR, East Germany) starting on 13 August 1961, that completely cut off West Berlin from surrounding East Germany and from East Berlin
Was an unsuccessful action by a CIA-trained force of Cuban exiles to invade southern Cuba, with support and encouragement from the US government, in an attempt to overthrow the Cuban government of Fidel Castro.
The 1960 U-2 incident occurred during the Cold War, during the presidency of Dwight D. Eisenhower and during the leadership of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, when a United States U-2 spy plane was shot down over Soviet Union airspace.
The world's first artificial satellite was about the size of a beach ball (58 cm.or 22.8 inches in diameter), weighed only 83.6 kg. or 183.9 pounds, and took about 98 minutes to orbit the Earth on its elliptical path. That launch ushered in new political, military, technological, and scientific developments. While the Sputnik launch was a single event, it marked the start of the space age and the U.S.-U.S.S.R space race.
fought between North Vietnam, supported by its communist allies, and the government of South Vietnam, supported by the U.S. and other anti-communist nations. The Viet Cong, a lightly armed South Vietnamese communist-controlled common front, largely fought a guerrilla war against anti-communist forces in the region.
The treaty was a mutual defense treaty subscribed to by eight communist states in Eastern Europe.
was a military conflict between the Republic of Korea, supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, supported by the People's Republic of China (PRC), with military material aid from the Soviet Union.
Was an American politician who served as a Republican U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 until his death in 1957.
is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949.NATO was not much more than a political association
He was a British politian that was for his leadership of the United Kingdom. He has served as a Prime Minister.
Marshall spoke of urgent need to help the European recovery in his address at Harvard University. was the large-scale economic program
He was "the policy of the United States to support free peoples who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressures." Truman reasoned, because these "totalitarian regimes" coerced "free peoples," they represented a threat to international peace and the national security of the United States. Truman made the plea amid the crisis of the Greek Civil War (1946–1949). He argued that if Greece and Turkey did not receive the aid that they urgently needed, they would inevitably fall to communism with grave consequences throughout the region.
to replace the League of Nations, to stop wars between countries, and to provide a platform for dialogue. It contains multiple subsidiary organizations to carry out its missions. Talking about what it does.
Is a Cuban political leader and former communist revolutionary. As the primary leader of the Cuban Revolution, Castro served as the Prime Minister of Cuba from February 1959 to December 1976, and then as the President of the Council of State of Cuba and the President of Council of Ministers of Cuba until his resignation from the office in February 2008.