Early cold war europe map. The cold war had solidified by 194748 when us. The cold war was a twentieth century conflict between the united states of america us the soviet union ussr and their respective allies over political economic and military issues often described as a struggle between capitalism and communismbut the issues were actually far grayer than that. A start and end year. During the cold war he served in a parallel civilian cartographic corps that made maps for engineers and planners.
When they failed the arab world retaliated against us support of israel with an oil embargo against the west. Rferl mission communist response the early cold war years detente and the collapse of communism bibliography. 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. These maps were far better than the bogus ones produced for the proletariat.
The cold war was a long period of international tension and confrontation between 1945 and 1991. Media in category maps of the cold war the following 77 files are in this category out of 77 total. 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. The changing boundaries of the international system are represented with a lifetime for each country ie.
Subregions of europe cia world factbook northern europe western europe central europe southern europe southeastern europe southwestern europe eastern europe. A map showing the division of europe during the cold war. In 1949 the council of europe was founded following a. In 1967 israel conquered large swathes of arab territory which soviet supported egypt and syria attempted to retake in 1973.