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Flashcards in Global War, 1955-63 Deck (15):
1

JFK elected president of USA

November 1960

2

Khrushchev consolidates power (Secret speech/De-Stalinisation)

February 1956

3

Berlin Wall is built

August 1961

4

JFK assassinated, Lyndon Johnson becomes president of USA

November 1963

5

Moscow Test Ban Treaty

July 1963

6

Sputnik launched

1957

7

Polish Rising

June-October 1956

7

Failed Bag of Pigs invasion

April 1961

8

Fidel Castro takes power in Cuba

January 1959

9

U-2 Spy plane incident

May 1960

10

Hungarian Rising

October 1956

11

Cuban Missile Crisis

October 1962

12

Hotline established between White House and Kremlin

1963

13

Khrushchev visits the US

September 1959

14

Berlin Crisis (Ultimatum)

November 1958