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Living Through the Cold War - Living Under the Threat of Nuclear War (Living Through the Cold War)

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Published by Greenhaven Press .
Written in English


  • American history: from c 1900 -,
  • Sources,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Political Science (Young Adult),
  • Children"s Books/Young Adult Misc. Nonfiction,
  • Social Science - Politics & Government,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12),
  • USA,
  • Military - Nuclear Warfare,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • History - United States/20th Century,
  • 20th century,
  • Cold War,
  • History,
  • Nuclear weapons

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatBoard book
Number of Pages143
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7898479M
ISBN 100737721308
ISBN 109780737721300

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The Cold War rivalry between the United States and the Soviet Union lasted for decades and resulted in anti-communist suspicions and international incidents that led the two superpowers to the   The threat of nuclear war While the Truman administration had considered using atomic bombs in the Korean War, it held back for fear of triggering a nuclear war with Russia. :// I grew up right along with the Cold War. For me it was oftentimes, very scary! Furthermore as a child of the Cold War, my life was seriously affected by it over the many years. Born right after WWII, I grew up with the constant ebb and flow of 1 hour ago  According to the Federation of American Scientists, Russia has 7, nuclear weapons. The United States has 7,, followed by France with , China with , Britain with , Pakistan with

The risk of a child born today suffering an early death due to nuclear war is at least 10 percent, according to Martin Hellman, a tall, thin and talkative Stanford Professor Emeritus in :// During the early 60s (The Bay of Pigs & Cuban Missile Crisis) the threat was from the Atomic bomb. Our parents remembered WW2, and everyone took the threat seriously. Unlike today, when they naysayers don’t even believe that there was a holocaus   Threat of nuclear annihilation permeated our lives and cultures during the Cold War era. A generation of children was led to believe that a wooden school desk could protect them from an atomic or America’s role in the Cold War After World War II, the United States had effectively become the most powerful and influential country in the world both militarily and America’s rise to power, however, hostilities mounted between America and the Soviet Union, resulting in a fierce rivalry. The Cold War, which never involved direct military confrontations between the two