COLD WAR RADIO #45

Posted: May 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

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Today in Cold War History for May 14
1948 – Israel is declared to be an independent state and a provisional government is established. Immediately after the declaration, Israel is attacked by the neighboring Arab states, triggering the 1948 Arab-Israeli War.
1949 Truman signs bill establishing a rocket test range at Cape Canaveral
1955 – Eight Communist bloc countries, including the Soviet Union, sign a mutual defense treaty called the Warsaw Pact.
1957 Petrol rationing, which has been in force in Britain and France for five months following the Suez crisis ends.But surcharges on petrol prices and the four-day working week for many factories are to remain in place till oil supplies are normalized.
1960 U.S.S.R. launch 1st (unmanned) space capsule
1963 – Kuwait joins the United Nations.
1964 Following US refusal to help finance building the Aswan Dam , President Gamal Abdul Nasser of Egypt and Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev mark the beginning of the project by diverting the Nile.The Aswan dam is financed and built with Russian helpThe Aswan Dam came into operation in 1971 increasing good farming land in Egypt by one third, and creating the world’s largest man-made lake Lake Nasser.
1968 – RAF-leader Andreas Baader sentenced to 3 years in West Berlin
1970 – The Red Army Faction is established in West Germany.
1973 – Skylab, the United States’ first space station, is launched.
1974 – Symbionese Liberation Army destroyed in shoot-out, 6 killed
1975 U.S. forces raid Cambodian island of Koh Tang to free Mayaguez ship
1986 Mikhail Gorbachev goes on TV to tell the Russian people that the death toll has reached 9 and a further 299 are hospitalized with radiation poisoning from the Chernobyl accident on April 26th. Meanwhile fallout from the nuclear accident has been identified as far away as the USA.
1991 Winnie Mandela sentenced to 6 years for complicity in kidnapping and beating of four youths, one of whom died, She is freed pending appeal

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