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Cold War, 1945-1991

The Cold War

Despite The Soviet Union's alliance with Western Countries in the War against the Nazi's so-called Third Reich a clear divide economically and ideologically was recognized. In a speech in February 1946, Joseph Stalin articulated the incompatibility of communism with that of the west. In March 1946 Winston Churchill made his now famous "Iron Curtain" speech. The next thirty year would be heavily dominated by this reality of a Cold War.

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