Lester B. Pearson's Contribution To The Cold War

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As tensions grew between the Eastern Bloc and the Western Bloc, NATO, a military alliance was formed to counteract the threat that the Soviet Union provided in 1949. Canada was one of the main contributors to the creation of the alliance, and played a major role in upholding the alliance and assisting in power struggles during the Cold War era. NATO was especially important to Canada due to the political ties, military assistance, and ideologies that Canada had that aligned with NATO. A notable Canadian figure during this era was Lester B. Pearson due to his contributions to the alliance. He has assisted in struggles such as the Suez Crisis as well as repairing relations between America and Canada through the Bomarc Missile Crisis. He is also
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