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  Cold War - MSN Encarta
The Cold War was the period of conflict, tension and competition between the United States and the Soviet Union and their respective allies from the mid-1940s until the early 1990s...
Cold War, term used to describe the post-World War II struggle between the United States and its allies and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) and its allies.
The most serious Cold War confrontation between the United States and the USSR that took place in the Third World—one that raised the specter of nuclear war—occurred in 1962.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761569374/Cold_War.html   (2740 words)

  
  Cold War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Cold War was the protracted geopolitical, ideological, and economic struggle that emerged after World War II between the global superpowers of the Soviet Union and the United States, supported by their military alliance partners.
This period began the Cold War in 1947 and continued until the change in leadership for both superpowers in 1953 - from Presidents Truman to Eisenhower for the United States and from Stalin to Khrushchev in the Soviet Union.
However, the proximate cause for the end of the Cold War was ultimately Mikhail Gorbachev's decision, publicized in 1988, to repudiate the Brezhnev doctrine.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cold_War   (3805 words)

  
 cold war – FREE cold war Information | Encyclopedia.com: Facts, Pictures, Information!
cold war term used to describe the shifting struggle for power and prestige between the Western powers and the Communist bloc from the end of World War II until 1989.
During the cold war the general policy of the West toward the Communist states was to contain them (i.e., keep them within their current borders) with the hope that internal division, failure, or evolution might end their threat.
From 1989 to 1991 the cold war came to an end with the opening of the Berlin Wall, the collapse of Communist party dictatorship in Eastern Europe, the reunification of Germany, and the disintegration of the Soviet Union.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-coldwar.html   (1866 words)

  
 Cold War 1945-1960
Cold War is the conflict between the Communist nations led by the Soviet Union and the democratic nations led by the United States.
As the war was drawing to a close in May 1945, the Soviet Union quickly consolidated her control of eastern Europe.
With the beginning of the Cold War, the US determined to prevent the Soviet expansion, viewed the developments in Greece as the handiwork of Moscow, and the Truman administration decided to support the British/the Greek government in their fight against the KKE/DAG.
www.thecorner.org /hist/europe/coldwar.htm   (7023 words)

  
 History Channel Exhibits: The Fifties
The term "Cold War" was first used to describe the fierce rivalry that arose between the United States and the Soviet Union in 1947.
The Korean War, a conflict between Communist North Korea and democratic South Korea, was a thinly veiled contest between the two global superpowers, pitting the United States against Communist China, a Russian ally.
Cold War tensions eased somewhat in 1953 with the death of Josef Stalin, longtime Soviet dictator.
www.historychannel.com /exhibits/fifties/coldwar.html   (449 words)

  
 Cold War
The Cold War (September 2, 1945 - December 25, 1991) was the conflict between the United States and its NATO allies - loosely described as the West - and the former Soviet Union and its Warsaw Pact allies - loosely described as the Eastern Bloc.
Except for the Korean War, Vietnam War and the conflict in Afghanistan, the aggression between those two parts of the world never shaped in an armed conflict, but was conducted by or against surrogates and through spies and traitors which were working undercover.
The Korean War, the Vietnam War and the conflicts in Afghanistan, Grenada, Chad, Angola, Cuba and of course the Middle East were aspects of the Cold War.
faculty.ucc.edu /egh-damerow/cold_war1.htm   (1329 words)

  
 Cold War
The Western democracies and the Soviet Union discussed the progress of World War II and the nature of the postwar settlement at conferences in Tehran (1943), Yalta (February 1945), and Potsdam (July-August 1945).
After the war, disputes between the Soviet Union and the Western democracies, particularly over the Soviet takeover of East European states, led Winston Churchill to warn in 1946 that an "iron curtain" was descending through the middle of Europe.
The Cold War was a period of East-West competition, tension, and conflict short of full-scale war, characterized by mutual perceptions of hostile intention between military-political alliances or blocs.
www.ibiblio.org /expo/soviet.exhibit/coldwar.html   (1025 words)

  
 Cold War   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Korean War the Vietnam War and the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan were some of the occasions when tension between those two ideologies took the of an armed conflict but much of was conducted by or against surrogates and spies and traitors who were working undercover.
Arguably the most vivid symbol of Cold War was the Berlin Wall isolating West Berlin (the portion controlled by West Germany and allied with France the United Kingdom and the United States) from East Germany which completely surrounded it.
The agent war of mutual espionage both of civilian and military targets have caused most casualties of the Cold Agents were sent both to the east the west and spies were also recruited location or forced into service.
www.freeglossary.com /Cold_War   (1679 words)

  
 Category:Cold War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
1945-1990) was the open yet restricted rivalry that developed after World War II between groups of nations practicing different ideologies and political systems.
On one side were the Soviet Union (U.S.S.R.) and its allies, often referred to as the Eastern bloc.
Cold War military history of the Soviet Union
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:Cold_War   (163 words)

  
 Cold War
The Cold War was a decades-long struggle for global supremacy that pitted the capitalist United States against the communist Soviet Union.
The communist takeover in China, the pronouncement of the Truman Doctrine, the advent of a Soviet nuclear weapon, tensions over occupied Germany, the outbreak of the Korean War, and the formulation of the Warsaw Pact and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization as rival alliances had all enhanced the Cold War's military dimension.
The Cold War had lasted for forty-six years, and is regarded by many historians, politicians, and scholars as the third major war of the twentieth century.
www.nps.gov /archive/elro/glossary/cold-war.htm   (1267 words)

  
 Cold War
During the Cold War 325 Americans died as a result of hostile action; More than 200 airmen were killed by Communist air defenses, and more than 40 American intelligence aircraft were shot down, killing 64 Cryptologists and 40 crew members.
The DoD Cold War Recognition Certificate was approved for service during the "Cold War era" from 02 September 1945 to 26 December 1991.
Cold War Studies - Redstone Arsenal's role in the Cold War.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/ops/cold_war.htm   (1788 words)

  
 U.S. vs. Iran: Cold War, Too - washingtonpost.com
As Cold War II begins half a century later, the Bush administration is trying to drape a kind of Green Curtain dividing the Middle East between Iran's friends and foes.
The roots of Cold War II lie in the Bush administration's decision to remove regimes it considered enemies after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
The geography of Cold War II is also not as neat as that of Cold War I. Some of Iran's proxies (such as Hezbollah) operate in pockets within countries (such as Lebanon) whose governments are aligned with the United States.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/27/AR2007072701694_pf.html   (1254 words)

  
 The Cold War Museum - Museum Features
This "Cold War" actually became a "hot" one in Korea, Vietnam, and the Gulf War but generally took the form of espionage and diplomatic maneuvers, with the United States, the Soviet Union and China as the major combatants.
The cold war museum also keeps first hand accounts of the time period and activities (in association with www.rb-29.net), priceless stories from the people who lived the history.
The Cold War Museum is cultivating relationships with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the Komitet Gosudarstvennoy Besopasnosti (KGB), the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), and the National Archives, federal, state, and local entities, for-profit and non-profit organizations, worldwide veteran organizations, and individual citizens.
www.coldwar.org /museum/museum_features.html   (790 words)

  
 Cold War History With a Twist - Cold Warfare: A Compact History
The Cold War Museum - dedicated to education, preservation, and research on the global ideological and political confrontations between East and West.
Cold Warfare: A Compact History goes to what its author Patrick Pacalo calls "the real roots of the Cold War." These roots of conflict are in Marxism, the First World War, Lenin's actions, and Woodrow Wilson's reactive diplomacy in 1918.
Cold Warfare author Patrick J. Pacalo researched declassified documents from the CIA, OSS, presidential papers, and records from the National Archives and the National Security Archive.
www.coldwar.net /index.html   (1607 words)

  
 Cold War : 14 to 18 years
Cold War Policies 1945-1991: A collection of illustrated articles and outline notes on the Cold War.
Cold War Project: The Cold War began in 1945 and ended with the dissolution of the Soviet Union.
Ronald Reagan and the Cold War: Several political commentators have claimed that Ronald Reagan was the man responsible for “winning” the Cold War.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /REVhistoryCOLD3.htm   (2635 words)

  
 Cold War
Only a few months before the United States entered the war, Luce, the unrivaled media titan of his day, declared that this was to be the "American Century." American or not, the rest of the twentieth century would be shaped by the Cold War, one of whose poles was America.
Cold wars -- for instance, the war for control of North America between the British and French in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, or the nineteenth-century Anglo-Russian "Great Game" in Central Asia -- can continue for decades but historically have not drained the societies involved.
The Cold War dragged on -- expensive, sleepless, and, at its worst junctures, primed to produce new dangers that threatened to dwarf the World War II cataclysms that had brought it about in the first place.
www.worldwar2history.info /war/causes/Cold-War.html   (5571 words)

  
 Cold War
The Cold War was an ideological war between the two world superpowers, the United States and the Soviet Union, beginning after World War Two.
During the Cold War, Germany became the center for all the tensions between Democracy and Communism.
During the Cold War, Germany became the center for the conflict between Communism and Democracy.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Rhodes/6916/cold.htm   (2811 words)

  
 Cold War
The Western democracies and the Soviet Union discussed the progress of World War II and the nature of the postwar settlement at conferences in Tehran (1943), Yalta (February 1945), and Potsdam (July-August 1945).
After the war, disputes between the Soviet Union and the Western democracies, particularly over the Soviet takeover of East European states, led Winston Churchill to warn in 1946 that an "iron curtain" was descending through the middle of Europe.
The Cold War was a period of East-West competition, tension, and conflict short of full-scale war, characterized by mutual perceptions of hostile intention between military-political alliances or blocs.
sunsite.unc.edu /expo/soviet.exhibit/coldwar.html   (1025 words)

  
 BBC - History - Cold War
Discover how the Cold War turned hot for the first time, on the Korean peninsula in the early 1950s.
Listen to the inspirational oratory that set a mood of national optimism during the most dangerous phase of the Cold War.
The 'weaponisation' of smallpox was perfected by the Soviets during the Cold War.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/worldwars/coldwar   (223 words)

  
 Cold War Victory Medal
The Cold War Victory Medal shall be of an appropriate design approved by the Secretary of Defense, with ribbons, lapel pins, and other appurtenances.
The CWVA is an aligned organization representing the Cold War Veterans community.
BE IT RESOLVED, by the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, that we petition the Congress to authorize a Cold War Foreign Service Medal to recognize foreign service personnel who served in foreign countries that currently are not recognized during America’s longest war, the Cold War.
www.coldwarveterans.com /cold_war_victory_medal.htm   (1773 words)

  
 Cold War: Review -- Strategy Informer
Cold War has taken most of Splinter Cell Series’ interface and play mechanics, along with the third person player perspective.
The intelligence and stealth system in Cold War is measured by a meter that shows how likely the enemy is to find you in the shadows.
Cold War is an interesting form of stealth action, but by basing the game on the Splinter Cell Series, the game is definitely lacking in comparison.
www.strategyinformer.com /pc/coldwar/review.html   (1031 words)

  
 CSPN   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Cold War finally ended in 1989 and 1990 when pro-democracy uprisings in eastern Europe and pro-independence movements in many Soviet republics led to the dissolution of the Soviet Union and its sphere of influence.
Of the many lasting impacts of the Cold War on Washington state, the radioactive waste at Hanford is perhaps the most apparent, and certainly the most enduring.
The expansion of Washington's military infrastructure during the Cold War is one of the main reasons why about 7% of the land in Washington state is now owned by the military or the Department of Energy.
www.washington.edu /uwired/outreach/cspn/curcan/main.html   (12738 words)

  
 The Cold War   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The sixth page is my interpretation of the events and issues of the cold war and the lessons that I believe should be le arned because of it.
For the purpose of this essay, I have researched the events and attitudes of the Cold War period (1945 to 1991).
To help prevent the lessons of the Cold War from being forgotten, my essay is intended to po int out how the technology and the identity of the United States (as well as the USSR) was dramatically altered during this period of fear and distrust.
www.pjhealy.com /coldwar   (256 words)

  
 Cold War Summary and Analysis Summary
America's role in the Cold War led the nation to pursue policies that eventually resulted in the rise of multiculturalism.
The Cold War was a period of tense relationship between the two countries and not once the world stood at the brink of World War III.
The main cause of the post-World War II Cold War was the aggressive and expansionist foreign policies of Josef Stalin and the Soviet Union.
www.bookrags.com /Cold_War   (592 words)

  
 Cold War Review for Xbox - Gaming Age
Some focus on WWII, others the Gulf War, and a few even deal with the nation’s war against terror, but no one has really covered the Cold War.
The visuals in Cold War are actually very good for a lower budget production team.
Cold War has a musical score that will get you in the mood and mindset of being back in the mid 1980’s.
www.gaming-age.com /cgi-bin/reviews/review.pl?sys=xbox&game=coldwar   (700 words)

  
 GameSpy: Cold War
Cold War (07/21/05) - The KGB is hot on your trail.
Cold War (05/20/05) - The only game about a photographer/craftsman who sneaked through Russia to save the world.
Cold War (11/29/05) - It's a well-designed stealth-action game with challenging gameplay and a compelling story -- it's too bad it only works once in a while.
pc.gamespy.com /pc/cold-war   (462 words)

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