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The idea

Were you ever turned on by the Cuban Missile Crisis, Checkpoint Charlie, Exercise Reforger, Sputnik or the Berlin Wall? Here is a wiki devoted to the Cold War era! Our mission is to provide a state of the art, up-to-date wiki on all that deals with the Cold War that anyone can edit if they want to.

The Second World War (1939-1945) was a monumental armed event in human history. In addition to being the most destructive war in human history, it set the stage for the post World War 2 world we have today. Just a few years after being allies, the 2 superpowers who had teamed up along side the UK, France, Poland and China to defeat Nazi Germany and it's cohorts became bitter geo-political rivals in a contest to see who would dominate the post World War 2 order that would last 45 years, ending with the demise of the Soviet Union.

So, turn on your AN/PRC-77 Portable Transceiver (after reinstalling the ZN414 integrated circuit), get an account at Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW), take an Erythromycin tablet, activate your radar, load your M16, peer over the Inner German Border, order Ordine Nuovo to crush the GRU and KGB spy rings in NATO, phone the White House, prime the ACLMs and fire your Davy Crockett Weapon System at the Symbionese Liberation Army's symbolic Collective farm before they steal our Fouga CM.170 Magisters and loot the our RAF base!

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You can swat up on your Cold War conflict between the USA and it's mostly democratic alies against the USSR and it's dectatorial left wing allies. See the wiki's knowledge by visiting topics like- Tu 160 bombers, Lockheed F-94 Starfire, RAF Croughton, Tatishchevo Air Base, the Swiss National Redoubt, Ubon Royal Thai Air Force Base, Cool fighters/ground attack aircraft, Soviet Ice Breaker Lenin, radar, Bikini Atoll, Exercise Reforger, Explorer 1, Ekranoplans, Treaties, outer space, radome, MiG-17, the 1970 Polish protests, FMA IA 58 Pucará, Fiat G.91, Black Liberation Army (BLA), Soviet AgitProps, CND, Prospero, Voyager 1, Lockheed Corporation, Lockheed X-17, Lockheed F-94 Starfire, Lockheed X-7 "Flying Stove Pipe", the atomic artillery peace ‘Atomic Annie’ and Sputnik on their own entry pages now!

Do you know where Koksan Airport/Airfield is? If not, I just made a page for it!

Watch some Awesome Videos, fly around with some Ekranoplan, and peep at the nuke stuff on the Atomic warfare information notes.

Do you think your being watched? If so see: Zenit 2, GRU, radar, KGB and KH-1 "Corona", C, they might have been taking photos of you!

Heard about the 1968 Polish political crisis and 1970 Polish protests yet? Well, hear it is!

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  1. Military terminology
  2. Terminology
  3. Political terminology
  4. Legal terminology
  5. Microwave ovens
  6. Life expectancy from 1947-to date
  7. Electromagnetic spectrum
  8. Durris transmitting station
  9. Arfon transmitting station
  10. Lualualei VLF transmitter
  11. Alexandra Palace television station
  12. Crystal Palace transmitting station
  13. Bressay transmitting station
  14. Strabane transmitting station
  15. Stevenage (British New Town)
  16. Milton Keynes (British New Town)
  17. Beijing Shahezhen Air Base
  18. 1977 Dounreay explosion
  19. Dounreay Nuclear Power Development Establishment
  20. Heygate Estate (UK)
  21. Ferrier Estate (UK)
  22. Aylesbury Estate (UK)
  23. Banbury's Bradley Arcade
  24. Canary Wharf
  25. Chalcots Estate (UK)
  26. Shawcraft Engineering of Uxbridge
  27. 5.56x45mm standard NATO round
  28. Chinese 5.8x42mm
  29. Soviet 5.45x39mm
  30. Stevenage (British New Town)
  31. Saxa Vord radar station
  32. RAF Saxa Vord
  33. RAF Chilmark
  34. KVLY-TV mast, Blanchard, North Dakota
  35. Omega Tower, Trelew
  36. OMEGA transmitter Chabrier, Réunion
  37. 1947-48 Malagasy Uprising
  38. USS Missouri
  39. QF-4 Aerial Target Drone
  40. Hawker Hunter
  41. Folland Gnat
  42. Commodore 116
  43. Commodore 16
  44. Commodore 64
  45. Commodore 64C
  46. Commodore 65
  47. Commodore SX-64
  48. Commodore VIC-20
  49. Topoľčany army barracks
  50. Britten-Norman Islander
  51. Acehnese rebellion of 1976 to 2005
  52. Free Aceh Movement (GAM)
  53. Republic of Mahabad
  54. Azerbaijan People's Government
  55. Iran crisis of 1946
  56. Tri-Partite Treaty
  57. USS Bainbridge (CGN-25)
  58. USS Albany (CA-123)
  59. Soviet Battlecruiser Kirov
  60. Espora-class corvette
  61. MEKO 140-class Frigate
  62. João Coutinho-class corvette
  63. Canada Dock Goods Station
  64. Woodhead Station
  65. Chudleigh Station
  66. Ingrow East Station
  67. Wilsden Station
  68. Tooting Junction Station
  69. The government's Beeching Cuts Program
  70. Stratford-upon-Avon Racecourse Platform Railway Station
  71. Political parties
  72. USCGC Smilax (WLIC-315)
  73. Treasury-class cutter
  74. Yu-6 torpedo
  75. The sinking of the Edmund Fitzgerald
  76. United States presidential election, 1952
  77. Puerto Rican Nationalist Party revolts of the 1950s
  78. NATO's Baltic Air Policing Unit
  79. Sino-Indian War of 1962
  80. GAM-87 Skybolt
  81. Rolls-Royce RZ2
  82. SM-65 Atlas
  83. Salvadoran Civil War
  84. Atomic Weapons Research Establishment
  85. medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM)
  86. Europa satellite launch vehicle
  87. Kourou Launch Site
  88. The Cold War in Popular Culture
  89. Canadair CL-84 "Dynavert"
  90. Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau (KfW)
  91. Air-ground radiotelephone service
  92. Air phone
  93. AirFone
  94. Aircell
  95. GAM-87 Skybolt
  96. Rolls-Royce RZ2
  97. Blue Fox nuclear weapon, later renamed Indigo Hammer
  98. SM-65 Atlas
  99. Atomic Weapons Research Establishment
  100. medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM)
  101. Europa satellite launch vehicle
  102. Kourou Launch Site
  103. C-3 Poseidon missile
  104. Project Nobska
  105. SALT II Treaty
  106. medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM)
  107. Europa satellite launch vehicle.
  108. Kourou Launch Site
  109. ELDO project
  110. Atomic Weapons Research Establishment
  111. 1962 Nassau Agreement
  112. Rolls-Royce RZ2
  113. medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM)
  114. Europa satellite launch vehicle
  115. Kourou Launch Site
  116. ELDO project
  117. Atomic Weapons Research Establishment
  118. Skybolt missile
  119. 1962 Nassau Agreement
  120. Flying Scotsman
  121. Provisional IRA
  122. GAM-87 Skybolt
  123. Rolls-Royce RZ2
  124. SM-65 Atlas
  125. Atomic Weapons Research Establishment
  126. medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM)
  127. Europa satellite launch vehicle
  128. Kourou Launch Site
  129. C-3 Poseidon missile
  130. Project Nobska
  131. SALT II Treaty
  132. medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM)
  133. Europa satellite launch vehicle.
  134. Kourou Launch Site
  135. ELDO project
  136. Atomic Weapons Research Establishment
  137. 1962 Nassau Agreement
  138. Rolls-Royce RZ2
  139. medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM)
  140. Europa satellite launch vehicle
  141. Kourou Launch Site
  142. ELDO project
  143. Atomic Weapons Research Establishment
  144. Skybolt missile
  145. 1962 Nassau Agreement
  146. The "Glow in the Dark" battalions
  147. BLU-107/B Durandal Anti-Runway Weapon
  148. Casspir Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicle
  149. "Puff the Magic Dragon" aircraft
  150. Koevoet units
  151. C4 explosives
  152. Semtex explosives
  153. Regulus II cruise missile
  154. Semi-Automatic Ground Environment (SAGE)
  155. ITAR-TASS
  156. Komitet gosudarstvennoy bezopasnosti (KGB)
  157. Stasi
  158. Virgin Lands Campaign
  159. Socialist planned cities
  160. Socialist industrial cities
  161. Organisational Bureau (Orgburo)
  162. Securitate
  163. ICBMs
  164. British Rail Class 14
  165. British Rail Class 24
  166. Luna E-1 No.1
  167. Soviet integrated circuit designation
  168. Viet Cong
  169. North Vietnamese Army (NVA)
  170. Fort Dix
  171. West African Agricultural Bloc (World political shenanigans)
  172. Tactical Air Command
  173. 4751st Air Defense Squadron (Missile)
  174. Komitet za dǎržavna sigurnost (CSS)
  175. Cold War U-2 incident of 1960
  176. The Bay of Pigs Invasion
  177. Korean Demilitarized Zone
  178. Southeast Asia Treaty Organization
  179. Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty
  180. John F. Kennedy
  181. Warsaw Pact
  182. The Middle East
  183. South Asia
  184. East Asia
  185. South East Asia
  186. Oceania
  187. Biafra War
  188. Virgin Lands Campaign
  189. Tanks
  190. Mutual Defense Assistance Act
  191. Central Intelligence Agency
  192. 1968 student demonstrations in Belgrade

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