Early cold war europe map. A start and end year. Radio free europe rfe established in 1949 and radio liberty rl established in 1951 were the most successful propaganda vehicles of american psychological warfare during the four decades of the cold war. In 1949 the council of europe was founded following a. The cold war was a long period of international tension and confrontation between 1945 and 1991.
These maps were far better than the bogus ones produced for the proletariat. Subregions of europe cia world factbook northern europe western europe central europe southern europe southeastern europe southwestern europe eastern europe. Rferl mission communist response the early cold war years detente and the collapse of communism bibliography. Aid provided under the marshall plan to western europe had brought those countries under american influence and the soviets had installed openly communist regimes in eastern europe.
During the cold war europe was divided along the iron curtain between nato in the west and the warsaw pact in the east until the revolutions of 1989 and fall of the berlin wall. Historical map of europe the mediterranean 15 june 1977 cold war rivalry in the middle east. Media in category maps of the cold war the following 77 files are in this category out of 77 total. A map showing the division of europe during the cold war.
In 1967 israel conquered large swathes of arab territory which soviet supported egypt and syria attempted to retake in 1973. The cold war had solidified by 194748 when us. This map attempts to show all border changes during the cold war period and beyond. 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.