The cold war wasn’t literally a war just fought in the cold; it was more of a mental state of battles more than a physical one. A state of political and military tension after the Second World War (World War II) among powers of the Western blocks (The United States & its allies) VS. The powers in the Eastern bloc (Soviet Union and Warsaw pact)
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The cold war wasn’t literally a war just fought in the cold; it was more of a mental state of battles more than a physical one. A state of political and military tension after the Second World War (World War II) among powers of the Western blocks (The United States & its allies) VS. The powers in the Eastern bloc; (Soviet Union and Warsaw pact). This war split the temporary wartime alliance against the Nazi (Germany), leaving the USSR, and the US as two super powers with unimaginable economi...
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...nam is divided into communist North Vietnam and non-communist South Vietnam. The Vietnam War lasted from 1961-73, making it the longest war this country ever had.
After the cold war, they called it the second cold war on ice. Throughout the 1970’s there had been few major crises between the two countries and there were actually the beginnings of friendship talks between the two sides. That all changed in December of 1979 when the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan. The U.S. government had given support to Afghanistan before the invasion, aiding anti-communist fighters. The "Miracle on Ice" is the name in American popular culture for a medal-round men 's Ice Hockey game during the 1980 Winter Olympics at on Friday, February 22. The skillful team and led by coach Herb Brooks, defeated the Soviet, which had won the gold medal in six of the seven previous Olympic Games.
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