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 Cold War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The period from the beginning of the Cold War in 1947 to 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.
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 alliance partners.
Some date the onset of the Cold War to the Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, regarding the U.S. use of nuclear weapons as a warning to the Soviet Union, which was about to join the war against the nearly defeated Japan.
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 Cold War (1953-1962) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Cold War (1953-1962) discusses the period within the Cold War from the death of Joseph Stalin in 1953 to the Bay of Pigs Invasion in 1962.
The Indian subcontinent, except perhaps during the war in Afghanistan, was never a primary focus of superpower attention during the Cold War.
Since the Spanish American War in 1898, interventions against rebellions in Cuba and the Philippines were followed by the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine in 1904, when Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed that that the US assume the role of policeman to thwart changes to the status quo and upheavals in the Caribbean area.
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 Cold War - MSN Encarta
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.
The death of Joseph Stalin in 1953 had a significant impact on the course of the Cold War.
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.
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 cold war. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
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.
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.
Conflict sometimes grew intense in the United Nations, which was at times incapacitated by the ramifications of the cold war, at others effective in dealing with immediate issues.
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 The Ultimate History of the United States (1945-1964) - American History Information Guide and Reference
The Cold War rhetoric of "freedom" and "democracy" was especially far from reality for a large segment of the population, African Americans in the South, who continued to suffer from social, economic, and political discrimination.
The Cold War reached its height during the Cuban Missile Crisis, a tense confrontation between the Soviet Union and the United States over the Soviet deployment of nuclear missiles in Cuba.
This brief tenure was marked by such notable events as the acceleration of the United States' role in the space race, the beginning of the escalation of the American role in the Vietnam War, the Cuban missile crisis, and the Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba; these events aggravated the Cold War with the USSR.
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 CNN - Cold War Experience: Culture
The key Cold War pictures of the 1960s, and among the best of the decade, are "The Manchurian Candidate" (1962) and "Dr. Strangelove" (1963), both mordant political satires.
In the latter, a deranged cold warrior in command of an American air force base unleashes a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the Soviet Union and the U.S. president is forced to contact his Soviet opposite number on the Moscow hot line and discuss ways of averting imminent Armageddon.
The only real blast of the Cold War during the time of glasnost and perestroika was "Red Dawn" (1984), which envisaged an invasion of the United States by a combined force of Russians and Cubans.
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 WashingtonPost.com: Inside the Kremlin's Cold War: From Stalin to Khrushchev
The origins of Cold War thinking from the Soviet side are often interpreted in the West in a simplistic manner: Stalin wanted to conquer the world and so switched from cooperation to confrontation.
It is with the earlier and more virulent Cold War that we must concern ourselves in order to understand the ways in which the Kremlin perceived the world and waged its side of the conflict in the aftermath of World War II.
In the European war theater the Soviet contribution to victory was decisive and costly.
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 Filmography
Cold War films may be viewed as independent works of art and entertainment, but they can also be interpreted historically.
The films of the Cold War are particularly interesting as historical artifacts because they represent how the tensions of the "great powers" struggle between the American and Soviet social orders were imagined, interpreted, and even lived.
It is not a list of the best films of the Cold War and certainly not a list of the period's most critically acclaimed films.
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 The Cold War and American Women in the 1950s
During the war, many married women were not only forced to work to support the war effort, they were also forced to do most of the tasks that men had done around the house.
With their husbands gone to war, many women discovered that they were smart enough to balance a check book, maintain the car, and run the household as their husbands had always done.
It was, in fact, a similar backlash after World War II that tried to convince women that their changing roles and lives weren't in fact changing at all, they were still happy being traditional wives and mothers.
www.colorado.edu /AmStudies/lewis/2010/fifties.htm   (1935 words)

  
 CSPN
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.
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.
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.
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 Essay or Coursework : How True is it to say that the period 1953-1962 saw a relaxation of the Cold War?
Coursework and Essays: By Level: GCSE: History: By Event Or Period: Cold War: How True is it to say that the period 1953-1962 saw a relaxation of the Cold War
How True is it to say that the period 1953-1962 saw a relaxation of the Cold War?
The decade of 1953 through to 1962 began with the conclusion of the Korean War and ended with the almost catastrophic Cuban Missile crisis in October of 1962.
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 Cold War
Cold War: simple overview specifically aimed at the AQA GCSE.
A Cold War Analogy - learn the principles of the Cold War by spotting the parallels.
How close to war did the world come over Cuba in 1962
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 cold war
The basis for the Cold War was democracy versus communism.
The threat of nuclear war was also a real possibility and that fear was made worse by the soviets developing atomic capabilities.
NATO or the North Atlantic Treaty Organization was an organization that was designed to act as an international police between warring countries.
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 Cold War! Cool Jet Fighters and Perrin Air Force Base!
Here are a few icons of the Cold War as I saw it.
Most of my Cold War memories revolve around Perrin Air Force Base.
The F-102 made its initial flight on Oct. 24, 1953 and became operational with the Air Defense Command in 1956.
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 Cold War
Closest world came to World War III during the era of Cold War.
War becomes a stalemate near where it had begun.
Late Entry into the war against Japan and frozen out of the post war administration.
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 Weatherhead East Asian Institute: Faculty Publications
“‘Fraternal Socialism’: The International Reconstruction of North Korea, 19531962,” Cold War History 5, no. 2 (May 2005).
“Sino-North Korean Relations in the Post-Cold War World.” In Young Whan Kihl and Hong Nack Kim, eds.
Past Obsessions: War and Memory in the Twentieth Century.
www.columbia.edu /cu/weai/faculty-publications.html   (1276 words)

  
 Bibliography series
Kennedy, Floyd D. "The Creation of the Cold War Navy, 1953-1962." In In Peace and War: Interpretations of American Naval History, 1775-1984, 2d ed., edited by Kenneth J. Hagan, 304-326.
Sheehy, Edward J. The U.S. Navy, the Mediterranean, and the Cold War, 1945-47.
Betts, Richard K. Soldiers, Statesmen, and Cold War Crises.
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 Cold_War_Revision
The war against Hitler had united America and Russia, but post-war splits appeared.
Truman and Stalin were in a battle for world domination – Korea was a ‘war at arm’s length’.
They stopped short of full scale war because of the development of the Atomic bomb.
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 The Cold War: An International History, 1947-1991 - Questia Online Library
Publication Information: Book Title: The Cold War: An International History, 1947-1991.
- 6: The End of the Cold War, 1985-1991
The Cold War: An International History, 1947-1991 - Questia Online Library
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 Cold War (1953-1962) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Cold War (1953-1962) discusses the period within the Cold War from the death of Joseph Stalin in 1953 to the Bay of Pigs Invasion in 1962.
The Indian subcontinent, except perhaps during the war in Afghanistan, was never a primary focus of superpower attention during the Cold War.
Since the Spanish American War in 1898, interventions against rebellions in Cuba and the Philippines were followed by the Roosevelt Corollary to the Monroe Doctrine in 1904, when Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed that that the US assume the role of policeman to thwart changes to the status quo and upheavals in the Caribbean area.
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 MSN Encarta - Cold War
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.
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.
This mistaken assumption led to the Korean War (1950-1953), which pitted American-led United Nations forces against the military forces of North Korea and China (which had become a Communist republic under the leadership of Mao Zedong in late 1949).
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 Encyclopedia: Cold War/temp
The period from 1953 to 1962 saw an intensification of the Cold War, made more acute by growing amounts of nuclear weaponry and the ability to launch first strikes, culminating in the Cuban missile crisis, the closest-ever approach to general war.
Détente and arms control efforts initiated Détente was the general reduction in the tension between the Soviet Union and the United States and a weakening of the Cold War, occurring from the late 1960s until the start of the 1980s.
US, UK, and SU declarations of Cold War- Iron Curtain speech, Truman Doctrine, Marshall Plan, Molotov Plan, Partition of Germany In the summer of 1989, the foreign ministers of Austria and Hungary, Alois Mock and Gyula Horn, ceremonially cut through the border defences separating their countries.
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