Kennedy and Kruschev nearly began World War III with the Cuban Missile Crisis  MG
Kennedy and Kruschev nearly began World War III with the Cuban Missile Crisis MG

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A Cold War political cartoon expressing the countries fear of communists. (APD)
Duck and Cover drills were practiced in schools across the nation incase of nuclear war/attack by the Soviet Union (AA)
Duck and Cover drills were practiced in schools across the nation incase of nuclear war/attack by the Soviet Union (AA)
external image vietnam_20soldier.jpg HG this is a photo of a young American sent to fight against the communist North Vietnamese powers. Thousands of young and innocent men died in this futile battle that America eventually had to withdraw from.
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A meeting between the leaders of Russia and the U.S., Kennedy and Khrushchev. (KF)
A meeting between the leaders of Russia and the U.S., Kennedy and Khrushchev. (KF)



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Robert Ke
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The United States flew supplies to East Berlin after Germany had cut off all ground supplies to Berlin. (LW)
nnedy was the brother of President John F. Kennedy. He helped avert the Cuban Missile Crisis and was assassinated in 1968 while running for president(MG).
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http://www.johndclare.net/images/Soviet_takeover.GIF

Stalin desperate to takeover Eastern Europe during the Cold War (AG).


The Tsar Bomb was the pinnicle of nuclear power- the most powerful bomb ever tested. Built by the Soviet Union BM
The Tsar Bomb was the pinnicle of nuclear power- the most powerful bomb ever tested. Built by the Soviet Union BM





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American and Russian competition over missels
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President Eisenhower. (PC)
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The Tet Offensive was a point in the Vietnam War that Americans realized they were going to be defeated (BB)
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The Cold war was a terror-filled time in America. (CP)

President Kennedy and Soviet leader Khruschchev in the Cuban Missile Crisis (GS)
President Kennedy and Soviet leader Khruschchev in the Cuban Missile Crisis (GS)


John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy, President of the United States from 1961-1963. He was assasinated on November 22, 1963 in Dallas, Texas. (TS)

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A picture of soldiers in Vietnam, deployed there by President Johnson. (LC)
Marilyn Monroe was a famous diva, who enjoyed singing birthday songs to JFK (GY)
Marilyn Monroe was a famous diva, who enjoyed singing birthday songs to JFK (GY)

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A map of the U.S. and its allies and the Soviet Union and its allies during the Cold War. (JS)

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the threat of nuclear warfare throughout the Cold War (AP)
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The route taken by President John Fitzgerald Kennedy's last motorcade (SE)

President Lyndon B. Johnson. (JG)
President Lyndon B. Johnson. (JG)


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The Berlin Wall seperate East Berlin from West Berlin, and solidified the iron curtain image that the Soviet Union had started to create. (SK)
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The Iron Curtain separated the U.S.S.R from the Western World.
(HF)
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When East Berlin was blockaded by Soviet forces The U.S. airlifted in supplies over the blockade.
(AP)

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Cold War Propaganda (TRK)

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Both the Soviet Union and the U.S avoided using nuclear weapons because of the fear of retaliation. (EG)

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Berlin was divided between the victors in WWII; the Cold War was propagated here when the Soviet Union tried to rid Berlin of the other countries, which sparked the Berlin Airlift (JG per7)
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The United Nations tries to help USA and France in removing the Iron Curtain. SB

People were very afraid of the atom bomb and its effects (ram)
People were very afraid of the atom bomb and its effects (ram)


Khrushchev stealing someones wallet. (DC)
Khrushchev stealing someones wallet. (DC)


Lyndon B Johnson was sworn into office in 1963 immediately after Kennedy was assasinated (MB)
Lyndon B Johnson was sworn into office in 1963 immediately after Kennedy was assasinated (MB)





political cartoon of McCarthyism (WC)
political cartoon of McCarthyism (WC)


Senator Joseph McCarthy, noted for making claims that there were large numbers of Communists and Soviet spies and sympathizers inside the federal government and elsewhere. KB
Senator Joseph McCarthy, noted for making claims that there were large numbers of Communists and Soviet spies and sympathizers inside the federal government and elsewhere. KB

Political cartoon against the League of Nations' actions during the Cold War. (DS)
Political cartoon against the League of Nations' actions during the Cold War. (DS)



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Political cartoon displaying the actions of many countries, particiulary the US and Russia during the Cold War. (ZS)

Agression and pressure was obvious (NS)
Agression and pressure was obvious (NS)
Mao Zedong and Krushchev before the Soviet Sino Split (JT)
Mao Zedong and Krushchev before the Soviet Sino Split (JT)



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Image:Reagan and Gorbachev hold discussions.jpg

reagan and gorbachev during cold war (ADE)


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Political cartoon showing Cold War struggles between US and USSR (AY)