We just tested our first atomic bomb.. and it worked.
The Berlin Airlift
Thank you America and Great Britain!
In 1957, Sputnik, the world's first artificial satellite was launched. This marked the creation of NASA.
The Red Scare
I'm not even a communist! Where are you getting this information?
On August 29, 1949, the Soviet Union tested their first atomic bomb. This sent the rest of the world into a panic regarding the threat of nuclear war. People began to build underground bomb shelters out of fear.
The Berlin Wall
After the Soviet Union halted traffic and cut off electricity to the city of Berlin in an attempt to gain power over the city, the people were left without supplies. The U.S. and Great Britain flew over and dropped supplies for them.
The Korean War
Joe McCarthy, a senator, accused people of being communists, although he had little information. This "witch hunt" and the extreme anti-communism sent the country into a second red scare.
Filthy communist! You deserve to rot in here, spy.
The Berlin Wall was a makeshift barbed wire and concrete block wall built to keep the Western "Fascists" from entering Eastern Germany and undermining the socialist state.
East Germany Population: Enough
FASCISTS KEEP OUT!
War broke out along the 38th Parallel on June 25, 1950. The Soviet Union and the Peoples' Republic of China took North Korea's side, while The U.S., Great Britain, and the UN took South Korea's side.