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Key Terms of the Cold War
Between 1946 and 1991 the United States, the Soviet Union, and their allies were locked in a long, tense conflict known as the Cold War. Though the parties were technically at peace, the period was characterised by an aggressive arms race, proxy wars, and ideological bids for world dominance.
Read through the Key Terms of The Cold War in this article by Jennifer Rosenberg and published on ThoughtCo (2023).
Moonrise Podcast published by the Washington Post on 27 August 2019.
A top-secret memo in the Eisenhower administration. A plan to make space the new military high ground. And a Soviet beep heard from above. In the sixth chapter of “Moonrise,” humans launch the very first object into orbit. Listen to the episode of the Moonrise podcast linked above.