eBook The Cold War, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615356118
  • ISBN-13: 9781615356119
  • DDC: 909.82
  • Grade Level Range: 6th Grade - 9th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2012 | Published/Released April 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2012
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Overview

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.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
1: Yalta Conference—February 4, 1945.
2: Truman Doctrine Proclaimed—March 12, 1947.
3: Soviets Impose Berlin Blcokade—June 24, 1948.
4: Communists Take Power in China—October 1, 1949.
5: Korean War Begins—June 25, 1950.
6: First H-bomb Test—November 1, 1952.
7: Rosenbergs Executed for Espionage—June 19, 1953.
8: Hungarian Uprising Suppressed—November, 4 1956.
9: First Sputnik Launch—October 4, 1957.
10: U2 Spyplane Shot Down—May 1, 1960.
11: Berlin Wall Erected—August 17, 1961.
12: Kennedy Declares Naval Blockade of Cuba—October 22, 1962.
13: U.S. Marines Sent into Vietnam—March 8, 1965.
14: Soviet Invasion Ends Prague Spring—August 20, 1968.
15: Nixon Visits China—February 21, 1972.
16: U.S.-backed Coup in Chile—September 11, 1973.
17: Apollo–Soyuz Mission—July 17, 1975.
18: Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan—December 24, 1979.
19: Polish Workers Occupy Gdansk Shipyard—August 14, 1980.
20: Reagan and Gorbachev Agree Arms Cuts—December 8, 1987.
21: Fall of Berlin Wall—November 9, 1989.
22: Key Figures in the Cold War.
Glossary.
Further Information.
Index.