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Duck and cover and don't look at the blast -School nuclear bomb drill during the Cold War. thats the way it was

Tiger's Den Recreational Center for Teenagers - Spring Valley, New York

Recreational Center for Teenagers Opened 1950 Supported by public contributions Youth Activities Committee of Spring Valley, Inc. Spring Valley, New York Established 1944

East German soldier named Hans Conrad Schumann who famously defected to West Germany during the construction of the Berlin Wall in I love this photo! European History, World History, American History, Iconic Photos, Old Photos, Berlin Hauptstadt, German Soldier, Ddr Museum, Art Mur
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Foros Vogue

East German soldier named Hans Conrad Schumann who famously defected to West Germany during the construction of the Berlin Wall in 1961.

FACTS ¥ checkpoint charlie, berlin/the cold war. Military Photos, Military History, World History, World War Ii, Checkpoint Charlie, History Magazine, East Germany, Berlin Wall, Korean War

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The defense authorization bill currently before Congress overturns the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty signed by Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev. This treaty eliminated an entire class of nuclear weapons and signaled the end of the Cold War. Nuclear Force, Nuclear War, Nuclear Bomb, Sun Tzu, Frank Gehry, Gerhard Richter, Exclusive Club, Bbc News, Donald Trump

The End of the Cold War

October 1962 President John F. Kennedy tells the world that, owing to Soviet missiles in Cuba, the world is on the brink of nuclear war. - I was flying with Uncle Sam's Navy then and things got a bit "tense. American Presidents, American History, Noam Chomsky, Jfk Jr, John F Kennedy, Thats The Way, Interesting History, Before Us, Cold War
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October 22, 1962

October 22, 1962, President John F. Kennedy tells the world that we are on the brink of nuclear war.

August 1968 Josef Koudelka, Prague: Warsaw Pact tanks invade the Czech capital, ending the Prague Spring. Vintage Photography, Street Photography, Prague Spring, Warsaw Pact, Henri Cartier Bresson, Prague Czech Republic, Photographer Portfolio, Great Photographers, Magnum Photos
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Josef Koudelka – Chasing Light

Chasing Light

under water nuclear bomb test 1958 Nuclear Bomb, Nuclear War, Bomba Nuclear, Water Bombs, Weapon Of Mass Destruction, E Mc2, History Of Photography, Atomic Age, Marshall Islands
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A barricade erected by the East German authorities to strengthen the existing barriers dividing East and West Berlin. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images). World History Facts, History Photos, West Berlin, Berlin Wall, Military Photos, Military Art, East Germany, Berlin Germany, Marie Curie

Old Photos of Life Around the Berlin Wall in the 1960s

This is what everyday life around the Berlin Wall in the 1960s looked like. A German women hangs clothing out to dry on a line strung between a tree and the Berlin Wall, Germany, November 13, 1963 (Photo by Express Newspapers/Getty Images). Two men open a hollow metal drum used by three West German men to bring their girlfriends over the border from East Berlin, Germany, 1965. (Photo by Express Newspapers/Getty Images) Sightseers climb onto a bus to look at the newly-built Berlin Wall…

Great Cuban Missile Crisis Editorial Cartoon: President Kennedy to Premier Khrushchev: :"Let's Get a Lock for This Thing" . History Projects, Book Projects, Cold War Propaganda, Satirical Illustrations, Ap World History, Teaching History, Cartoon Shows, Political Cartoons, Vintage Posters

apus-a - sixties political cartoons

Luis Korda, Fidel Castro and Camilo Cienfuegos, Havana, Cuba, January Cienfuegos, Barack Obama, Cuba Fidel Castro, Che Guevara Quotes, Cuban Leader, Viva Cuba, Ernesto Che Guevara, World Leaders, Socialism

Fidel Castro

july 26,1953 – Fidel Castro and his brother Raúl led a group of approximately 160 rebels in an unsuccessful attack on the Moncada Barracks, thus beginning the Cuban Revolution.

Somewhere in East Berlin. Berlin Marzahn, Berlin Wall, East German Car, Ddr Brd, Berlin Hauptstadt, Dresden, Political Beliefs, The Second City, East Germany
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Somewhere in East Berlin.

Berlin Wall - This was a wall that majorly divided Berlin until 1989 when it was officially removed. It was built by democratic party and in this image you can see the construction of the wall in Berlin was disconnected East Germany from West Germany. Brisbane, Old Pictures, Old Photos, Vintage Photos, Amazing Pictures, Epic Photos, Rare Historical Photos, Rare Photos, Rare Images
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Berlin Wall construction, 1961

Marie Graskamp of Milwaukee shows people how to potentially enter a bomb shelter, should one be necessary.

The grim history of Seattle's highway fallout shelter

Waiting for the end of the world in the Emerald City.

Not published in LIFE. President John F. Kennedy rides in a motorcade during his June 1963 visit to Germany. American Presidents, Us Presidents, Radios, John Fitzgerald, American Freedom, Jackie Kennedy, Historical Photos, Germany, Secret Service
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1963. Juin. JFK's visit to Berlin