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Cold War

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Connected Sites

  • Bikini Atoll: "In the wake of World War II, in a move closely related to the beginnings of the Cold War, the United States of America decided to resume nuclear testing in the Pacific Ocean, on Bikini Atol" (unesco website)
  • Fujian Tulou: Due to their unorthodox and strange appearance from the outside they were once mistaken for missile silos by the Americans during the cold war. (WIKI)
  • Kremlin and Red Square: Kremlin was the seat of the communist Russian government
  • Potsdam: Cecilienhof : Potsdam Conference; The conference is the beginning of tension between the United States and the USSR, as well as a possible forewarning to the Cold War.
  • Schönbrunn: Summit Kennedy-Chrushchov 1961, opening dinner
  • Stevns Klint: Koldkrigsmuseum Stevnsfort / Tunnels in Cold War Fortress Stevnsfort Link
  • Vienna: Summit Kennedy-Chrushchov 1961, both leaders stayed at Hotel Imperial at the Ring

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