Cold war europe map. Army center of military history. Checkpoint charlie ground zero in the cold war split between east and west is a top attraction for berlin tourists. In december of 1991 the soviet union the union of soviet socialist republics or ussr was officially dissolved. Map of the world after world war one.
The korean war was the first major armed clash between free world and communist forces as the so called cold war turned hot. The cold war was a period of geopolitical tension between the soviet union with its satellite states the eastern bloc and the united states with its allies the western bloc after world war ii. It is now threatened with development that could overshadow the site. The cold war was a long period of international tension and confrontation between 1945 and 1991.
Home history maps europe 1936 1939. Click here to see scott allsops fantastic video of the events of post war europe 8mb download but worth the wait. At center stage was berlin the divided german city that was the home of the 1948 airlift and the 1989 fall of the wall. From it emerged russia the russian federation and a number of independent countries in central asia and eastern europe shown in greens in the map.
A map showing the division of europe during the cold war. From a pamphlet by john j. Western europe is a loose term for the collection of countries in the westernmost region of europe though this definition is context dependent and carries cultural and political connotations. T he origins of the cold war.