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Documentary Tuesday: "The Day After Trinity"

I try to only include documentaries that are a single video in this space, but sometimes exceptions need to be made when the material is just too good. 205 more words

Documentary Tuesday

The Cold War: A New History,By John Lewis Gaddis


This blog entry will be my first post in quite a while as I let all extra things drop off during a school semester.   1,822 more words


Reds over St. Paul's

London has Fallen!

Alternate May 1956.

Two Soviet MiG-17s roar triumphantly over St. Paul’s cathedral as the Red Army’s troops celebrate the capturing of the city. 69 more words


Year 11 History - Wednesday 4th May 2016

‘The USA and the COLD War, 1945-63’

Read Page 17-20 (Breakdown of the US – Soviet Alliance, 1945)

Complete page 4 (Group 1) and page 9 (Group 2) from lesson.


30th Anniversary of the Chernobyl Disaster

On April 26th 1986, there was an explosion at the Chernobyl nuclear power station in modern-day Ukraine. It is one of only two nuclear accidents classified as a level 7 event (the maximum classification) on the International Nuclear Event Scale and of those two it was by far the most serious (the other is the Fukishima incident in 2011). 128 more words

Cold War 1 - Yalta

  1. World War 2 is nearing its end and it looks as if the allies are soon to win. In the midst of an impending victory, the big three meet – Roosevelt, Stalin and Churchill – to discuss what would be done after Germany is defeated.
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The Cold War

Review: The Double Game by Dan Fesperman

of 5 stars

My version:
Fiction Thriller, Spies, Cold War
Corvus Books

A few years before the fall of the Berlin Wall, spook-turned-novelist Edwin Lemaster reveals to young journalist Bill Cage that he’d once considered spying for the enemy. 928 more words