Tags » Cold War

Announcing a Forthcoming Conference: "NASA in the ‘Long’ Civil Rights Movement"

When: Thursday March 16 – Friday March 17, 2017
Where: United States Space and Rocket Center, Educational Training Facility,
1 Tranquility Base – Huntsville, Alabama 35805…
725 more words

History

True Stories

It has become habit to bring a stack of books home with me on Friday to read over the weekend. While most of this weekend’s stack come from Patricia Polacco, I also brought two books based on true stories. 478 more words

Children's Books

Duck and Cover: 1951 Civil Defense Film for Kids

Interesting to consider that this was a reality for school kids in the early days of the Cold War. By the 1970s, when I was in school and aware of such things, such an understanding of nuclear weapons would have seemed extemely naive. 49 more words

War And Society

Work in progress: Gas Station

So I’ve slowly been ramping up the 6mm stuff lately. About a week ago I played a US vs USSR mechanised meeting engagement with Rory Crabb’s Fireteam Modern rules, and during the weekend I’ve been tinkering with some new terrain. 178 more words

Swiss Air Force Centre: de Havilland DH.100 Vampire - The First Swiss Jet Fighter

Swiss Vampires

The Swiss Air Force operated 182 de Havilland DH.100 Vampire early jet fighter-bombers. The Vampire was the first jet fighter in the Swiss inventory… 871 more words

Aviation

Trump, Putin and the Cold War

MARCH 6, 2017 ISSUE

TRUMP, PUTIN, AND THE NEW COLD WAR

What lay behind Russia’s interference in the 2016 election—and what lies ahead?

By Evan Osnos…

13,454 more words

Rebel Posts

the cold war

MARCH 6, 2017 ISSUE TRUMP, PUTIN, AND THE NEW COLD WAR What lay behind Russia’s interference in the 2016 election—and what lies ahead? By Evan Osnos, David Remnick, and Joshua Yaffa 1.

35 more words
Sedge808