The Cold War

Gabriel Peterson -1

The Cold War

World war II had just ended , and we have defeated the nazis. We thought the russian revolution would lead to simular revolutions, the u.s. and the soviet union. The soviet army marched to berlin. The capital city of germany falls. Soviet union, the u.s. , great britian, and france divide berlin.
U.S. President Truman requested funds to support Greek and Turkish efforts to fight communism. It marks the beginning of the Truman doc-tire. The Berlin airlift supplies west berlin with basic necessities after the soviet union blocks off the city in an effort to force the west to give it up.
A Prime Minister Winston Churchill's ''Iron Curtian'' speaks marks beginning the cold war. The north Atlantic treaty organization is formed by the united states and many west European countries to defend Europe against the soviet aggressive. Communist forces under Moa Zedong take over mainland china. The united states continues to support the government of nationalist f china, they are led by Chiang Kai-Shek , which was forced to retreat to the island of taiwan. U.S. senator Joseph Mearty begins his communist which hunt the united states.