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An Explanation of the Origins of the Cold War in Europe
This examination of the origins of the Cold War in Europe starts in 1917 and proceeds through the pressures of World War 2 and the aftermath, explaining how ...
http://europeanhistory.about.com/od/coldwar/a/originscoldwar.htm
An Introduction to the Cold War in Europe - European History
This profile of the Cold War explains how it began after World War 2, why it was ' Cold', what happened in Europe and how it ended peacefully.
http://europeanhistory.about.com/od/coldwar/p/prcoldwar101.htm
Cold War Timeline From 1917 to 1949 - European History - About.com
The Cold War was 'fought' in the aftermath of World War Two, from the collapse of the wartime alliance between the Anglo-American led Allies and the USSR to ...
http://europeanhistory.about.com/od/coldwar/a/coldwartimeline.htm
The Marshall Plan - European History - About.com
The US, afraid that communist groups would gain further power – the Cold War was emerging and Soviet domination of Europe seemed a real danger - and ...
http://europeanhistory.about.com/od/coldwar/p/prmarshallplan.htm
Cold War History - History of the Cold War - European History
The war was 'cold' because there was never a direct military engagement between them, due partly to the presence of nuclear weapons on both sides.
http://europeanhistory.about.com/od/coldwar/
Stalin and the Cold War - 20th Century History - About.com
After the end of World War II, tensions between the Soviet Union and the United States escalated to the point there was a Cold War. Stalin often taunted the West  ...
http://history1900s.about.com/od/people/ss/Stalin_12.htm
Cold War Glossary - 20th Century History - About.com
A glossary of significant and key terms related to the Cold War, the hostilities between the Soviet Union and the United States following World War II.
http://history1900s.about.com/od/greateventsofthecentury/a/cwglossary.htm
An Account of the Berlin Blockade - European History - About.com
The Berlin Blockade was an early stress point in the Cold War and a clear victory for organized air power thanks to the West's airlift.
http://europeanhistory.about.com/od/coldwar/p/prberlinblock.htm
What Was the Iron Curtain? - European History - About.com
... division of Europe between the western and southern capitalist states and the eastern, Soviet dominated communist nations during the Cold War, 1945 - 1991.
http://europeanhistory.about.com/od/glossary/g/glironcurtain.htm
What was the Cold War? Video
The Cold War accounted for more than four decades of competition and conflict between the U.S. and the Soviet Union. In this history video from About.com, ...
http://video.about.com/history1900s/What-was-the-Cold-War-.htm
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