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Suez Crisis 1956 – Cold War DOCUMENTARY

Suez Crisis 1956 – Cold War DOCUMENTARY

Every empire in the history of our world has a moment or event which we popularly envision to be the … More Suez Crisis 1956 – Cold War DOCUMENTARY

Scandinavia after World War 2 – Road to NATO DOCUMENTARY

Scandinavia after World War 2 – Road to NATO DOCUMENTARY

In a previous episode, we looked at post-war Finland and its…unique relationship to both the Soviet Union as well as … More Scandinavia after World War 2 – Road to NATO DOCUMENTARY

Yom Kippur War 1973 – Sinai Front DOCUMENTARY

Yom Kippur War 1973 – Sinai Front DOCUMENTARY

Peace in the Middle East would not last in the aftermath of Israel’s decisive victory in 1967, and the continued … More Yom Kippur War 1973 – Sinai Front DOCUMENTARY

Soviet Germany? – COLD WAR DOCUMENTARY

Soviet Germany? – COLD WAR DOCUMENTARY

Last time, we talked about the severing of Germany, and the founding of the capitalist, democratic Federal Republic of Germany. … More Soviet Germany? – COLD WAR DOCUMENTARY

The Cold War – summary of main stages of conflict

The Cold War – summary of main stages of conflict

During the second half of the 20th century, the world’s two major powers were engaged in a face-off without direct … More The Cold War – summary of main stages of conflict

The Winter War (1939-40)

The Winter War  (1939-40)

The Winter War of 1939-1940, or the Russo-Finnish War, was fought between the Soviet Union and Finland. The Soviet Union … More The Winter War (1939-40)

Did Reagan’s Real Star Wars Bankrupt the Soviet Union ?

Did Reagan’s Real Star Wars Bankrupt the Soviet Union ?

In the 1980s science fact and science fiction looked as though they may become one when the American president Ronald … More Did Reagan’s Real Star Wars Bankrupt the Soviet Union ?

The Middle East’s cold war, explained

The Middle East’s cold war, explained

The Middle East is one of the most complex regions in the world: Currently there are 4 failing states and … More The Middle East’s cold war, explained

This photo almost started a nuclear war

October 22, 1962. US President John F Kennedy deploys a fleet of warships to Cuba. To intercept Soviet cargo ships, … More This photo almost started a nuclear war

The Day an Olympic Wrestling Legend was Defeated | Strangest Moments

The Day an Olympic Wrestling Legend was Defeated | Strangest Moments

Greco-Roman Wrestling is not for the meek or the mild. It’s contested by some of the toughest, scariest men on … More The Day an Olympic Wrestling Legend was Defeated | Strangest Moments