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Flashcards in Origins of the Cold War, 1945-49 Deck (14):
1

Potsdam Conference

July 1945

2

NATO formed

April 1949

4

Churchill gives his ‘Iron Curtain’ speech

March 1946

6

The USSR successfully detonated atomic bomb

August 1949

7

The Marshall Plan is introduced

June 1947

9

Communist victory in China, Mao Zedong takes over

October 1949

10

Yalta Conference

February 1945

12

End of the Berlin Blockade

May 1949

13

Kennan’s Long Telegram published

February 1946

15

Federal Republic of Germany and German Democratic Republic created

1949

16

Atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

August 1945

17

The Berlin Blockade begins

June 1948

18

The Truman Doctrine begins as the UK is unable to provide aid the Greek anti-Communists

March 1947

20

Communist takeover in Czechoslovakia

February 1948