Interactive Cold War Timeline
"The history of the world since 1945, is the history of the Cold War" - Norman Friedman, Military Historian
The Cold War was the defining historical event of the last half of the 20th century. This conflict was between democratic capitalism represented by the United States and its allies, versus the totalitarian communism of the Soviet Union and its allies.
Did You Know?
The initial groundbreaking for the first Minuteman Missile silo in South Dakota occurred on 9/11 – September 11th, 1961.