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Welcome to the Museum of Call of Battlefield. Museum Entrance. Life in America. Political Events. Soviet Union. Military Battles. Curator’s Offices. Curator’s Office. Trey Johnson.

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museum entrance
Welcome to the Museum of

Call of Battlefield

Museum Entrance

Life in America

Political Events

Soviet Union

Military Battles



curator s office
Curator’s Office

Trey Johnson

I am a curator that specializes on the subject of the cold war and its effects during the early 70’s to the end of the Cold War.

Contact me at [email protected]

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soviets occupy the middle east
Soviets occupy the Middle East

Primary objective for the Soviets were to gain more influence than the United States in the Middle East. In the early 70s, several countries began to depart from Soviet influence and establish their own systematic government. In the late 70s the Soviets had more aggressive plans for the Middle East.

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completion of the aswan high dam
Completion of the Aswan High Dam

The first Aswan dam was constructed in1889 and was raised two times because of its failure to hold the water. In the 1960s construction of the Aswan High Dam began and the dam was later completed in 1970.

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soviets invade afghanistan
Soviets invade Afghanistan

During the early 1970s Soviet influence began to disappear. The Soviets had to resort to aggression in order to try to establish their influence. In 1979, the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan in hopes to hold Communist influence in the Middle East.

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soviets establish warsaw pact with czechoslovakia
Soviets establish Warsaw Pact withCzechoslovakia

On August 20,1968 the Soviet Union invaded Czechoslovakia based on the refusal of the Warsaw Pact by Czechoslovakia. Later in April 1969 the Soviets replaced Dubcek with a more conservative leader and conditions improved.

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salt ii treaty
SALT II treaty

Negotiations for the second SALT treaty began in 1972. Seven years later it was signed and a definitive number of strategic launchers were set to accommodate both sides preference of missiles. The end of this treaty ended the period of lowering tensions.

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salt i treaty
SALT I treaty

An agreement to limit missiles with nuclear capabilities was first suggested by President Lyndon B. Johnson and in late 1969, full-scale negotiations began. On May 26, 1972, Richard Nixon and Leonid Brezhnev signed the treaty. Later, talks for another SALT treaty occur.

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panama canal treaty
Panama Canal treaty

On September 7, 1977, President Jimmy Carter and Panamanian leader, Omar Torrijos, signed a treaty to allow the United States control of the canal after 2000 and the right to defend the canal, when in threat.

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pinochet appointed president of chille
Pinochet appointed president of Chille

On September 11th 1973, Augusto Pinochet overthrew Socialist leader of Chile, Salvador Allende, and then appointed President of Chile. To suppress any type of reform, his police arrested 130,000 people and tortured them in their national soccer stadium.

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oil crisis of 1973
Oil crisis of 1973

Protests by Arab members of Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) led to the embargo against the United States in 1973. The United States had supported the Israelis during the Arab-Israeli War and that led to the protests of the Arab members of OPEC. The United States were left with a shortage of oil and gasoline.

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vietnam protests
Vietnam protests

At the start of the Indochina-Vietnam War, many people of the United States questioned the reason for the war and began to mass protest in the 1960s and 1970s. Counter protests also emerged to support the war.

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equality protests
Equality protests

On August 26, 1970, many women across America went on strike for equality. 50 years ago on that date, marked the right to vote for women in the United States. The Women’s Strike for Equality is remembered as the first major protest of the Women’s Liberation movement.

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threat of communism
Threat of Communism

Propaganda of anti-communistic ideals spread throughout the United States. Citizens were constantly reminded of the “terrors of Communism”.

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indo pakistani war of 1971
Indo-Pakistani War of 1971

Many skirmishes between India and Pakistan led to a series wars that has lasted since 1947. The conflict of 1971 began with tensions in East Pakistan. The end result of the war led to the establishment of the independent nation of Bangladesh.

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yom kippur war
Yom Kippur War

In 1967, Egyptian and Syrian forces invaded Israel on a holy Jewish holiday. Egyptian forces took the Sinai Peninsula but Syrian forces struggled to capture Golan Heights. A seize fire occurred October 25th, 1973.

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invasion of cambodia
Invasion of Cambodia

In order to disrupt North Vietnamese supply lines, President Nixon declared an invasion on Cambodia. Nixon called for bombs for the invasion of Cambodia, prior to him announcing his attack on television.

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soviet afghanistan war
Soviet-Afghanistan War

As many began to break away from the Communist system, the Soviets invaded Afghanistan in 1979. The end result of the War led to stalemate and the war concluded on February 15th 1989.

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