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    CNN - Cold War - While the Cold War was putting the world on edge, television was coming of age and luring Americans to the living room couch. Examination of the Cold War era through movies, television and books reviews. Take the Cold War interactive quiz.

    Ronald Reagan and the Soviet Union - Examines the last few years of the Cold War, with a particular focus on Ronald Reagan's policy towards the Soviet Union. Includes pictures and a comprehensive speech section.

    The Diefenbunker - Canada's Cold War Museum - The Diefenbunker was built in 1959-61 to house Canadian leaders during a nuclear attack but now serves as Canada's Cold War Museum. Includes Diefenbunker history, facts, virtual tour, and trivia.

    Cold War - Hot Links - These links are to web pages which other people have created and, like most things on the net, they run the entire spectrum of political thought and vary greatly in quality. Nonetheless, they do provide web-surfers with some interesting views and information about the Cold War and the National Security State.

    Military Secrets of Ussuriysiy Taiga - The story of several American B-29 bombers shot down in the Soviet Far East in the early 1950s and the internment of the air crews in the Soviet Union.

    Soviet Archives: Entrance Room - An online exhibit on how Soviet-American relations were conducted between the two governments and the two societies. Also discusses inner workings of the Soviet system of government.

    Cold War: Postwar Estrangement - A historical exhibit of contentious Soviet-American relations before and during the Cold War. Includes links to Russian language documents relating the Soviet views of the Cold War.

    Cold War - Includes Soviet and related history documents, a short summary of Stalin's purges of the CPSU during the 1930s and protocols and other documents released by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.

    The National Security Archive at George Washington University - National Security Archive contains various links to Cold War publications, online exhibits, and documents.

    The Cold War - An overview of the Cold War and a collection of essays on Cold War topics.

    The Cold War - A directory guide to Cold War topics such as Cuba, spying, McCarthyism, the arms race, the space race, the Berlin Wall, and the military and non-military confrontations of the superpowers.

    The Cold War Guide - Project designed to provide information on the events and personalities behind the Cold War and its impact on global politics and national governments. Includes links to documents, image gallery, timeline, and an archive of background materials on the Cold War.

    The Origins of the Cold War - Discusses the origins of the cold war in the years immediately following World War Two, with links to historical documents. From the "Lectures on 20th Century Europe" series by Steven Kreis.

    Victims of Undeclared War - The story of a Soviet airliner shot down by American fighters in 1953 over China.

    War of Ideas: A History of the Cold War - Includes biographies of the principal Cold Warriors in the West and East, detailed reports on the different facets of the Cold War, a chronology of major Cold War events, and links to external resources. Also has a Cold War game and a trivia section.

    The Cold War - Discusses key Cold War leaders and Soviet and American Cold War Policies. Coverage of the impact of the Cold War on technological development, international relations and conflicts. Also includes a Cold War game and links to related websites.

    U-2 Documents - In May 1960, an American U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union and its pilot captured. This site provides American and Soviet telegrams, memorandums, and other documents related to the U-2 Incident. Includes background notes.

    Internet Modern History Sourcebook: A Bipolar World - A discussion of the bipolarization of global politics caused by the Cold War. Provides links to documents on the origins of the Cold War, the Berlin Crises, the Cuban Crises, periods of East-West detente, and information on Cold War leaders.

    Harvard Project on Cold War Studies (HPCWS) - Features declassified documents, information about The Journal of Cold War Studies, a digital multimedia archive, and related links.

    Grenzer.com - A historical survey of East German and US border operations along the Iron Curtain from 1945-1989. Includes chronology, technology and operations, review of units and guards, and submitted war stories.

    Thaw in the Cold War: Eisenhower and Khrushchev at Gettysburg - Information on a 1959 Soviet-American summit and how President Eisehower's brand of diplomacy led to a temporary easing of Cold War tensions. Includes documents from the meeting, a small image gallery, and links to further sources.

    Nuclear Files - 50+ MBytes with documents, timelines, graphics, audio and video files.

    U.S. News Online: Cold War Archive - An archive of Cold War articles and resources on topics such as nuclear research, anti-communist hysteria, and intelligence operations. Includes links to a timeline, a quiz, declassified documents, and a gallery of Cold War-related covers from past issues of U.S. News & World Report.

    Cold War Bibliography - Bibliographies on Cold War topics such as the institutions, economic impact, international aspects, and cultural effects of the Cold War. Includes information on films and recent books on the Cold War.

    Bay of Pigs Report - A report on the failed Bay of Pigs invasion of 1961. Analysis of the origins, planning, execution, and ultimate failure of the American operation to bring down Cuban dictator of Fidel Castro. Links to related sites.

    When the Iron Curtain Fell: The Fall of Communism in Russia and East Europe - History of the Cold War that discusses the origins of Communist rule and Stalin's dictatorship, the American response to the Communist challenge, the fall of the communism in East Europe. Includes an image archive, timeline, and interviews.

    Parallel History Project on NATO and the Warsaw Pact - Provides access to declassified documentation and information about the development of NATO and the Warsaw Pact, their threat perceptions, and their military plans.

    Cold War International History Project (CWIHP) - Hundreds of previously inaccessible documents dealing with the Cold War.

    Cold War Warrior Web Site - from Kent L. Malcolm (11/23/97)

    Rise of Superpowers After World War II - It is often wondered how the superpowers achieved their position of dominance. It seems that the maturing of the two superpowers, Russia and the United States, can be traced to World War II. Investigate here.

    Cold War Project - A miscellaneous collection of information, documents and photographs. Produced by Videofact

    The Cold War Reference - Provides information on several angles of the conflict, including the developing issues before World War II, key events from 1940s-80s, and prominent figures.

    At Cold War's End: US Intelligence on the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, 1989-1991 - A CIA document including links to full-text intelligence reports on events during the final years the Soviet Union and the Cold War. Includes a brief historical overview and extensive references.

    Belaura's Cold War Page - History of the Cold War with information and slide show of the major players and the principal arenas of the Cold War. Includes a chronology of major events and interviews with people who lived through the events.

    Cold War Museum - Virtual museum of Cold War events from 1945 to 1990. Exhibits on Berlin airlift, first Soviet A-bomb, Bay of Pigs, Cuban Missile Crisis, space and arms races, Korean and Vietnam wars, fall of the Berlin Wall, and the collapse of Communism.

    Cold War Home Page - A short history of the Cold War with hyperlinked definitions of Cold War terminology and links to websites on political leaders from the early years of the Cold War,

    Cold War Spies and Espionage - A chronology of Cold War spycraft and espionage from 1943 to 1954. Coverage includes crises from the first decade of the Cold War such as Soviet atomic spying, Berlin Crisis, and the rise and fall of McCarthyism.

    The Cold War and the Social Sciences: An Annotated Bibliography - A bibliography of websites and print sources on the impact of the Cold War on anthropology, history, economics, and other social sciences.

    Maps of the Cold War - Maps of the various theaters of the Cold War. Includes Korea, Vietnam, Europe at the start of the Cold War, Central America, Nicaragua, the Middle East, and Iran.


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