The Cold War: What Was It?

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  • The Cold War
    • An unofficial war between the USSR and the USA
      • Russian soldiers and American soldiers never met in battle.
    • Both sides were eager to not fight as the next war would be a nuclear war and unwinnable by either side
    • Joseph Stalin and Harry Truman didn't particularly like each other.
      • Harry Truman was a Capitalist who hated Communism and Communists. Joseph Stalin was both of these things
    • Both America and the USSR took part in an arms race
      • Nuclear Weapons
      • Armies for land, air and sea.
    • Military alliances and espionage were both employed and built up against the other side
    • The Government used Propoganda to convince their citizens that war was a threat and a military buibld up necessary


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