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The Role of Ideology in the Origins of the Cold War By Nicolas Lewkowicz
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This book argues that American Exceptionalism and Eurasianism engendered the ideological principles that propelled the geostrategic interests of the United States and the Soviet Union in the... More > post-World War Two period. The correlation between ideology and the pursuit of certain geostrategic aims led to the creation of the interventionist mechanisms that established a sound management of the international order in the post-World War Two era.< Less
Little Cold Wars Wargaming the Cold War Using Toy Soldiers By John Curry et al.
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Possibly the sort of wargame H.G Wells might have developed if he had been a child in the 1970s. But perhaps not. Written by Tim Gow (shown left) and Bertrand Plastique, the book recreates battles... More > from the era of the Cold War. Based on the original ideas of H.G. Wells, this book brings the original toy soldier rules up to date to recreate wars from the time of the Cold War onto the wargamer’s table top or preferably, his lawn. The rules grasp the essentials of Cold War combat; movement, close assault, direct fire, artillery and air support. They also include additional rules to cover the complexities of engineering, smoke and the wider air battle. They do so in a style reminiscent of Little Wars, just with tanks and aircraft. These rules are straightforward, but comprehensive toy soldier rules that allow the wargamer to experience the battles, actual and potential, from those days.< Less
Ingalls Cold War Nuclear Submarines By Chris Wiggins
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The Cold War was in full swing. Both sides had nuclear weapons. The Soviets were ahead in rocketry and conventional submarines. The United States needed to maintain strategic leadership. Ingalls... More > Shipbuilding, an existing Gulf Coast ship builder that had previously done mostly cargo ships, entered the struggle--producing nuclear submarines, the world's most technologically advanced craft, rivaling the manned Space program in complexity. Could those Mississippi folks due it? It turns out, they could and did. This is that story and not just of the building but what those submarines did when they sailed away into a cold, deep, and, often unforgiving, sea.< Less
Cold War Containment --Americans in Britain By Peter Dancey
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A complete history of the USAF 3rd AF in Britain post WW II. Units, bases, operations, the 'enmey' -- the Warpac, the LSK/LV and the Soviet 16th Air Army in East Germany. UK LOckheed U-2 spyplane and... More > SR-71 Blackbird 'ops'. F-111's, the Libyan Raid, the48th FW. Soviet withdrawal and USAF drawdown. detailed list of comunist 'shoot-downs' of US and Allied aircraft during the 'Cold War stand-off.< Less
Cold Honor By Dale Lowther
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Cold Honor is a fast-paced narrative about domestic terrorism in the United States. A horrific international conspiracy of terrorism is exposed. This story delves into the state of mind that is... More > ever present in our history about fear, deception, retribution and honor in the name of family, country, ideology and religion. Cold Honor sets the evolving potential of future global terrorism and the resulting chaos that we can easily imagine from current news events. These are not stories of the apocalypse, but fictional images of the realities we already fear might happen in our near future. It’s the stuff that comes from nightmares. Cold Honor is a book of consequences.< Less
The Cold Dead By E. E. Winston IV
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Torrin Wyatt was doing routine maintenance to the ComSat of the ship he was assigned to in the ITFS. An apparent accident results in him waking up in an unfamiliar place, all alone. He finds... More > himself in an empty civilian spaceport on what seems to be a small abandoned planet with a very strange, icy landscape. Things still don't make any sense after he meets Victor Healey, a twentieth century American who also mysteriously arrived in the same terminal a month earlier. They're soon joined by others from all throughout human history, and begin discovering what they all have in common. It becomes a fight for survival as they're suddenly under attack from the forces that brought them together.< Less
The Cold Dead By E. E. Winston IV
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Torrin Wyatt was doing routine maintenance to the ComSat of the ship he was assigned to in the ITFS. An apparent accident results in him waking up in an unfamiliar place, all alone. He finds himself... More > in an empty civilian spaceport on what seems to be a small abandoned planet with a very strange, icy landscape. Things still don't make any sense after he meets Victor Healey, a twentieth century American who also mysteriously arrived in the same terminal a month earlier. They're soon joined by others from all throughout human history, and begin discovering what they all have in common. It becomes a fight for survival as they're suddenly under attack from the forces that brought them together.< Less
The Cold Dead By E. E. Winston IV
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Torrin Wyatt was doing routine maintenance to the ComSat of the ship he was assigned to in the ITFS. An apparent accident results in him waking up in an unfamiliar place, all alone. He finds... More > himself in an empty civilian spaceport on what seems to be a small abandoned planet with a very strange, icy landscape. Things still don't make any sense after he meets Victor Healey, a twentieth century American who also mysteriously arrived in the same terminal a month earlier. They're soon joined by others from all throughout human history, and begin discovering what they all have in common. It becomes a fight for survival as they're suddenly under attack from the forces that brought them together.< Less
Cold Warriors By Tony Lee
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The most startling secret in history has been lost in the rubble of World War II. The trail to recover it begins in Copenhagen in 1959 when an ... More > American agent contacts a Danish war orphan grown into Nordic beauty. The agent is killed. An American army veteran is recruited to contact the Dane; the same day he finds and joins her, an attempt is made to kill them both. Another murder attempt is made the following day, and more to follow. To recover the missing secret, the pair evades when they can, and battles when they can’t, agents of the world’s largest tyranny, whose mission is to murder the woman. The race for the prize jumps to Munich, then to Heidelberg, back to Munich, back to Copenhagen, across sea and overland to Amsterdam and a very close call, moves to Paris, then on to the finish and grim final accounting in London, where, when the prize is finally recovered, the couple faces one final, bloody betrayal!< Less
Memories of a Reluctant Soldier: The Cold War Revisited By Bruce Conroe
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A personal account of a draftee's Army life in the mid 1950s, when world events created great tension. A close look at a different time.

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