1949

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The formation of NATO, together with the counterbalancing Soviet military alliance, the Warsaw Pact established one of the bases of the Cold War.

1949 saw the creation of NATO, which was to become such a fixture of the Cold War.

NATO

Full article: NATO

NATO was established in 1949.

Central America

In 1949, after a brief but bloody civil war, Costa Rica became the first state to abolish its army. Its southern neighbour, Panama abolished its army in 1990.

 

Events

EventDate
Tuskegee syphilis experiment1932 - 1972
Morgenthau Plan16 September 1944 - 5 May 1955
Operation Paperclip8 May 1945 - 1990
Guatemala syphilis experiment1946 - 1953
Project CHATTER1947 - 1953
Cold War1947 - 1991
Operation Demagnetize1948 - 1980
 

New Groups

GroupImageDateTypeDescription
Shin BetShabakLogo.png8 February 1949 - PresentIntelligence agency
National Committee for a Free EuropeGroup.png17 March 1949 - Present
Servizio Informazioni Forze ArmateGroup.png20 March 1949 - 1965Intelligence agency
SIFARSIFAR.gif30 March 1949 - 30 June 1966
NATONATO.png4 April 1949 - PresentInternational
Military
The world's largest military alliance.
Council of EuropeCouncil of Europe logo (2013 revised version).png5 May 1949 - PresentInternational legal
US/Department of DefenseUnited States Department of Defense logo.svg10 August 1949 - PresentMilitaryThe action arm of the Military-industrial-congressional complex, whose functionaries are rewarded in rough proportion to their ability to stifle dissent and channel funds to arms manufacturers.
International Confederation of Free Trade UnionsICFTU logo.svg7 December 1949 - 31 October 2006
MossadMossad-logo.jpg13 December 1949 - PresentIntelligence agencyMossad (Hebrew for Institute) is an abbreviation for ha-Mossad le-Modiin ule-Tafkidim Meyuhadim (Institute for Intelligence and Special Tasks), an Israeli intelligence agency focused on foreign intelligence.
 

A Group that was Wound Up

GroupImageDate
Servizio Informazioni MilitareGroup.png15 October 1925 - 30 March 1949


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