Category: Cold War
Pages with category: Cold War
Asia Pacific 1959
China under Mao
Following the end of the Korean War in 1953...
North America 1962
Cuban Missile Crisis
US-Cuban relations quickly deteriorated as...
South America 1962
Cold War reaches Latin America
Less than a month after the signing of the Rio...
The coming of the 1960s saw the Cold War...
Northern Eurasia 1963
Height of the Cold War
Although the Warsaw Pact was officially a...
Asia Pacific 1963
Formation of Malaysia
In 1961, Indonesia attacked Dutch New Guinea....
North America 1966
Operation Power Pack
Castro’s success in Cuba helped inspire...
Asia Pacific 1968
At the end of the First Indochina War, Vietnam...
Northern Eurasia 1969
Sino-Soviet Border Conflict
The Cuban Missile Crisis (1962) had brought...
The crises of the early ‘60s brought the...
Asia Pacific 1973
Paris Peace Accords
By the late 1960s, US public opinion had swung...
North America 1974
Outside the Americas, the US had been fighting...
Asia Pacific 1975
Communist Victory in Indochina
Only months after the Paris Peace Accords,...
Cold War Rivalry in the Middle East
In 1967, Israel conquered large swathes of...
the Arctic 1977
In 1949, the Soviet Union tested its first...