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Tehran, Yalta and Potsdam

Churchill, Stalin and Roosevelt – all under one roof!   Well, maybe not at Potsdam.  The heads of state of the UK, US and USSR met three times during the course of the war to discuss war plans and the postwar world order.   These conferences not only brought them …

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May 9 – Victory Day

This one is slightly off our timeline, but last week Russia celebrated Victory Day, commemorating the defeat of Nazi Germany in 1945.  The Victory Day parade in Red Square has produced some of the most iconic imagery of the Cold War over the course of time and today is a …

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