Berlin Blockade Essay

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Berlin Blockade(24 June 1948 – 12 May 1949)-The aim was to force the western powers to allow the Soviet zone to start supplying Berlin with food, fuel, and aid, thereby giving the Soviets practical control over the entire city.
The Cuban Revolution (1953–1959) The revolution on Cuba was an armed revolt conducted by Fidel Castro's 26th of July Movement and its allies against the government of Cuban President Fulgencio Batista.
The "Blood in the Water" match (1956) The name was coined after Hungarian player Ervin Zádor emerged during the last two minutes with blood pouring from above his eye after being punched by Soviet player Valentin Prokopov.
Sputnik 1 the first artificial Earth satellite. It was a 58 cm (23 in) diameter polished metal sphere, with four external radio antennas to broadcast radio pulses. The surprise success precipitated the American Sputnik crisis and triggered the Space Race, a part of the larger Cold War
A moon landing (13th September 1959) - Was the arrival of a spacecraft on the surface of the Moon. This includes both manned and unmanned (robotic) missions. The first human-made object to reach the surface of the Moon was the Soviet Union's Luna 2 mission, on.The Vietnam War (March 8, 1965)- The first U.S. ground combat unit of any branch to reach Vietnam was the Third Marine Regiment, Third Marine Division, which began arriving on.
The 1960 U-2 incident occurred during the Cold War on 1 May 1960, during the presidency of Dwight Eisenhower and during the leadership of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, when a United States U-2 spy plane was shot down over the airspace of the Soviet Union.
The Bay of Pigs Invasion (17 April 1961), was a failed military invasion of Cuba undertaken by the CIA-sponsored paramilitary group Brigade 2506. intended to overthrow the revolutionary left-wing government of Fidel Castro
USSR invasion o Hungary lasted for 45 years. It ended in 1991- The Soviet occupation of Hungary, following the defeat of Hungary in World War II, lasted for 45 years. It ended in 1991, shortly before the collapse of the Soviet Union
Australia's involvement in the Vietnam War began as a small commitment of 30 military advisors in 1962, and increased over the following decade to a peak of 7,672 Australian troops deployed in South Vietnam or in support of Australian forces there.
The Cuban missile crisis (October 1962 ) in the former USSR—was a 13-day confrontation between the Soviet Union and Cuba on one