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    Stalin: Rule 



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    Spanish Civil War: Events 


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    Germany 1945-61

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    Spain: Rule of Franco 


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    US civil rights <1965

    Castro: Rise

    Korean War 1950-53

    Middle East: 1948-55 


    Castro: Rule

    China: Rule of Mao

    Apartheid S. Africa <1965

    1956: The Suez Crisis

    The USSR after 1953


    USA: JFK

    Cuban Missile Crisis

    Vietnam War

    Berlin Trip 


    USA: LBJ

    US civil rights >1964

    6-Day War


    USA: Nixon

    Yom Kippur War


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    The Gulf c.1975-2000

    Decline/Collapse of Communism  




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