Cold war map of europe. Map of europe after world war one. It is now threatened with development that could overshadow the site. Reference maps on world war ii 1939 1945. The korean war was the first major armed clash between free world and communist forces as the so called cold war turned hot.
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. The cold war brought the planet to the brink of nuclear doom. T he origins of the cold war. In december of 1991 the soviet union the union of soviet socialist republics or ussr was officially dissolved.
Checkpoint charlie ground zero in the cold war split between east and west is a top attraction for berlin tourists. 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. At center stage was berlin the divided german city that was the home of the 1948 airlift and the 1989 fall of the wall. The cold war was a long period of international tension and confrontation between 1945 and 1991.
From a pamphlet by john j. A map showing the division of europe during the cold war. The cold war 19531962 discusses the period within the cold war from the death of soviet leader joseph stalin in 1953 to the cuban missile crisis in 1962. Click here to see scott allsops fantastic video of the events of post war europe 8mb download but worth the wait.