COLD WAR - KOREA - VIETNAM - PERSIAN GULF WAR - AMERICA'S WAR ON TERRORISM 

Updated April 2009

COLD WAR
TIMELINE: Cold War 
  TIMELINE: Cold War Spies and Espionage 
  TIMELINE: Nuclear Age 
  TIMELINE: NUCLEAR WEAPONS
TIMELINES: The Atomic Age 
  MAPS: Cold War 
  MAP: Europe at the beginning of the Cold War - 1949 
  MAP: NATO and the Warsaw Pact during the Cold War 
  MAP: Cold War 1945-1960 
  MAP: Cold War 1960-1991 
PRIMARY DOCUMENTS: The Cold War
PRIMARY DOCUMENTS: Cold War Diplomacy - Defense Treaties of the United States
     PRIMARY SOURCES: Documents Related to the Cold War 
  PRIMARY SOURCE: NATO Treaty; April 4, 1949
  PRIMARY DOCUMENTS: Development of the Atomic Bomb and Its use on Hiroshima and Nagasaki 
  Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb Folders - from the Truman Presidential Library.  For more on Hiroshima, Nagasaki, and the Manhattan Project, check out my Manhattan Project & the Bomb page.
  NARA | ALIC | Military Resources: The Cold War and the Marshall Plan
  PRIMARY DOCUMENTS: Nuclear Weapons
  PRIMARY DOCUMENTS: Bay of Pigs Invasion and the Cuban Missile Crisis 
  PRIMARY SOURCES: The U-2 Incident 1960
   National Security Archive: COLD WAR: Documents
National Security Archive/COLD WAR/Interviews 
  Cold War International History Project
  The National Archives Learning Curve | Cold War 
  The American Experience | Race for the Super Bomb 
  Cold War Policies 1945-1991 - First Year of the Cold War - 1945 - Cold War Demonstrations - 1946 - Containment 1947-49 - The Reagan Revolution 1980-88 - Reagan 1984-86 - Clinton Presidency 1993-2000 
   On the Front Lines of the Cold War: Documents on the Intelligence War in Berlin, 1946-1961 - more available on my Berlin Airlift page. 
  Cold War Keywords 
  Peace Becomes Cold War, 1945-1950
  The Cold War Army 
  Cold War - The Cold War
    Leo Szilard Online
   Post-WWII America
  Origins of the Cold War 
  The Dawn of the Cold War
  The Cold War and the 1950s: The Affluent Society 
  Foreign Affairs and Politics in the 50s
  A Biography of America: The Fifties
  McCarthyism
   The Hollywood Blacklist - Un-American Activities Committee - One in Ten: Adrian Scott and the Hollywood Ten - An Eyewitness Account of the Hollywood Blacklist by Dore Schary - The Red Scare Goes Hollywood - Science Fiction Films and American Society in the Fifties - Science Fiction & Cold War Terror - Cold War Films - For MUCH more for the Cold War Era in Film, check out my MOVIES web page.
  Nuke Pop Home Page - Cold War reflected in Popular Culture.
  Cold War Policies 1945-1991
  Cold War - Special Reports from CNN.com - CNN - Cold War Experience: Culture
  Eisenhower and Khrushchev - kitchendebate
  Survival Shelters, Emergency Survival Shelters, fallout shelters
  East German Propaganda and Advertising Film
  BBC - History: Cold War 
  CNN - Cold War 
  Cold War Hot Links 
  The United States after World War II: The Cold War 
Cold War Policies 1945-1991
  The Cold War Era: America 1945-1976
Scientific American: What makes the shape of a mushroom cloud?
Cold War International History Project (CWIHP) 
Cold War Museum
  Victoria Peace Centre > Readings > 16 Known Nuclear Crises
  Survival Shelters, Emergency Survival Shelters, fallout shelters
  Doomsday Clock Overview | Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
  Documentation and Diagrams of the Atomic Bomb
   A-Bomb WWW Museum
  The U.S. Nuclear Weapons Cost Study Project - Brookings Institution
  DEBKAfile, Political Analysis, Espionage, Terrorism, Security
  Nuclear Resources
  History of nuclear weapons
  List of countries with nuclear weapons
  Federation of American Scientists
  Los Alamos National Laboratory | Home 
Los Alamos National Laboratory: History
  Nuclear History at the National Security Archive
  Hot Links on Cold War, Politics, Rhetoric, and Government
  A War of Ideas: A History of the Cold War   
    The Truman Doctrine
  American Experience . Race for the Superbomb . Berlin Blockade | PBS
  American Experience . The Berlin Airlift . Home | PBS - more on the Marshall Plan, Berlin Blockade & the Berlin Airlift on my Berlin Airlift page.
     The Coils of Cold War
   Cold War: Postwar Entanglement 
Citizen Kurchatov: Stalin's Bombmaker 
   CONSCIENCE, ARROGATION AND THE ATOMIC SCIENTISTS
Space Race - Exhibition Home Page  
  Redstone Arsenal Historical Information
   The Bureau of Atomic Tourism
Bikini Atoll Home Page
Bikini Resettlement Program to Date
Cold War Human Experiments
DOE Openness: Human Radiation Experiments  
   McCarran Act or Internal Security Act of 1950 
  Submarines in the Cold War 
Cold War Spies and Espionage
CNN - Cold War Experience: Espionage 
     WashingtonPost.com: A Century of Spies
The Trial of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg
  THE HOLLOW NICKEL ESPIONAGE CASE 
  Joseph McCarthy
  HUAC: House Un-American Activities Committee 
  The Hollywood Blacklist 
  One in Ten: Adrian Scott and the Hollywood Ten 
  THE EISENHOWER-KHRUSHCHEV YEARS 
  Cuba, Castro, Khrushchev and Kennedy 
  The Cold War to the Cuban Missile Crisis 
  The Cold War 
   1960s SONGS OF THE BOMB SCARE, THE GENERATION GAP, THE VIET-NAM WAR
  The U2 Incident 
The Bay of Pigs Revisited
If at First You Don't Succeed: The CIA tries to kill Castro
14 Days in October: The Cuban Missile Crisis
Cuban Missile Crisis
Collective Memories of the Cuban Missile Crisis
The Cuban Missile Crisis, 1962
Kennedy and Castro: The Secret Quest for Accommodation
OPERATION PETER PAN
Operation Pedro Pan, Then and Now
Operation Peter Pan Wasn't Political 
And, the resulting Cuba Campaign: History of the U.S. Blockade of Cuba.  For more info, visit the John F. Kennedy sites on my Presidents page.
  Cold War Links on the Internet 
  Tick-Tock (Herblock's History: Political Cartoons from the Cold War
   Civil Defense: You Duck and I'll Cover 
  VIDEO: "Duck and Cover" 
  Kipp Teague's RetroWeb - Civil Defense 
  National Geographic: K-19: The Widowmaker: The true story behind the movie 
  The Chinese Nuclear Weapons Program
  A COLD WAR COVER UP 
     BiW: The Berlin Wall  - For more info on the Berlin Wall, check out the section on Germany on my Western Civilization page.
Cold War! Cool Jet Fighters and Perrin Air Force Base!
  Thaw in the Cold War: Eisenhower and Khrushchev at Gettysburg
Did NATO Win the Cold War?
End to the Cold War - The Cold War Ends
When the Iron Curtain Fell: The Rise & Fall of Communism in Russia & Eastern Europe 
  At Cold War's End: US Intelligence on the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe 
  QUIZ - Fling a Teacher! Cold War - GAME: Cold War - Fling the Teacher

For more on the Atomic bomb and the Cold War, drop by my 20th Century America page. 
ALSO, check my World War II page and scroll down to the "Manhattan Project" Section for more links regarding nuclear weapons.


KOREA
STATISTICS:
KOREAN CONFLICT (6/27/50 thru 1/31/55)
Participants 6,807,000
Deaths in Service 55,000
Living Veterans 4,499,000

TIMELINE: Korean War 
  MAPS: KOREAN WAR 
  MAPS: The Korean War 
  Korean War Atlas Index
  Korean War Map
PRIMARY DOCUMENT: U.S. Enters the Korean Conflict: Statement by President Truman 
  Truman Library Wake Island: President Truman and General MacArthur 
  PRIMARY DOCUMENT: Truman dismisses MacArthur
PRIMARY DOCUMENT: "Old Soldiers Never Die" - Douglas MacArthur 
  U.S. Army Center Of Military History - Korean War
  Medal of Honor Recipients - Korean War
  Oral History Interviews: Conflict Index: Korean War
  Korean War Commemorative Brochures 
  US Army in the Korean War 
  The Cold War and Korea 
  The Korean War: The Outbreak 
  The Korean War: The UN Offensive 
  The Korean War: Years of Stalemate 
  BBC - The Korean War: An Overview - BBC - Kill 'em All': The American Military in Korea
The Korean War Project will assist you on information for this forgotten "police action".
State Level Lists of Casualty - Korea and Vietnam 
  SOUTH KOREA - A Country Study 
  NORTH KOREA - A Country Study 
The Korean War
Korean War FAQ 
Aircraft of the Korean War
KOREAN WAR MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS 
    Women in the Korean Conflict
  Eyewitness: A North Korean Remembers
   Special Operations.Com
Welcome to the 13th Bomb Squadron Association's Home Page! 
Korean War Aircraft Nose Art

VIETNAM
STATISTICS:
VIETNAM ERA (8/5/64 thru 5/7/75)
Participants 9,200,000
Deaths in Service 109,000
Living Veterans 8,273,000

The Vietnam War: Chronology and Significance
MAPS: Vietnam War 
  STATISTICS: Vietnam War Deaths, by US States of the Union
  STATISTICS: State Level Lists of Casualty - Vietnam 
PRIMARY DOCUMENTS: Indochina - Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos 
  PRIMARY DOCUMENTS: Vietnam War 
PRIMARY DOCUMENT: THE TONKIN GULF INCIDENT
PRIMARY DOCUMENT: Warpowers Resolution of 1973
  Oral History Interviews: Conflict Index: Vietnam War
  Military - War Powers Resolution 
  FLAGS: ViÍt Nam War
Congress, the President, and the Battle of Ideas: Vietnam Policy
  Names of Vietnam War casualties by city and state www.VirtualWall.org
    War in Vietnam 
  Vietnam Studies 
  Battlefield:Vietnam
THE WARS FOR VIET NAM
  The Vietnam Quagmire
  Vietnam War Resources
Vietnam Related Sites
Psychedelic 60s: The Vietnam War
The Vietnam War Internet Project 
  The American Experience/Vietnam 
  American Experience | Return With Honor 
The Asian Connection: The Road to Vietnam 
  U.S. Policies in the Vietnam War
Grover Furr's Vietnam War Page
   Dien Bien Phu 
  Dien Bien Phu - 1953-54 : the website of the Battle 
  SOME COLLECTIVE FACTS ABOUT HO CHI MINH 
  VIETNAM'S INDEPENDENCE AND HO CHI MINH 
The My Lai Cases
    mylai 
  The American Experience/Vietnam/In the Trenches/The My Lai Massacre
   CNN - Forgotten heroes of My Lai receive honors
   CNN - My Lai residents remember war's bloodshed
History House: Stories: Peace Treaty Shenanigans 
The Cambodian Genocide Program
  Genocide in the 20th Century - Pol Pot in Cambodia, 1975-79 
Vietnam Veteran's Terminology and Slang will help you find out the meanings of some of the terms used during the Vietnam War.
A super, and very interesting, interview with the Vietnam counterpart of WWII's Tokyo Rose can be found at The Search for Hanoi Hannah and mirror site.
  EarthStation1.com - Armed Forces Radio Vietnam MP3s, Wavs 
  EarthStation1.com - Hanoi Hannah & Radio Hanoi MP3s, Wavs 
Vietnam Combat Art 
  1960s SONGS OF THE BOMB SCARE, THE GENERATION GAP, THE VIET-NAM WAR
The Trial of The Chicago Seven 
How the Draft Has Changed Since Vietnam
VIETNAM WAR MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENTS (A-L) - (M-Z)
   VIETNAM VETERANS HOME PAGE
Vietnam Vets Oral History & Folklore Project
   Vietnam Veterans' War Stories!: Homepage for 400+ Stories 
  Vietnam War Letters Home
  Vets with A Mission - VWAM.com
POW/MIA HOMEPAGE
    Women in Vietnam 
  Australian civilian nurses as Vietnam veterans
   Special Operations.Com 
    Society of Wild Weasels
The Banshee's of B Troop, 2nd of the 17th Cavarly - Vietnam 
  America's Wars in Vietnam, 1961-1975
  AMERICA'S LONGEST WAR: VIETNAM 
    Edwin Moise Bibliography of the Vietnam War contains a list of books relating to the conflict.
  THE THOUSAND YARD STARE 
    The Wall
   Edges of The Wall 
  Maya Lin: Notes, Pictures, Online Resources - designer of the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington, D.C.
  VIETNAM WAR FILMS
  GAME: The Vietnam War - Penalty Shootout

DESERT STORM - PERSIAN GULF WAR
Gulf War Debriefing Book
MAP: The Gulf War, Allied Liberation of Kuwait, 1991
MAP: The Gulf War, Iraqi Invasion 
   STATISTICS: Casualties of Desert Shield/Desert Storm 
  PRIMARY DOCUMENTS: Persian Gulf War
  U.S. Army Center of Military History - War in the Persian Gulf
  Major Players in the Gulf War
  Summary of the Gulf War
   Background on the Troops
Gulf War Veteran Resource Pages
  Whirlwind War 
     Operation Desert Storm 
  Office of the Special Assistant for the Gulf War Illnesses 
  Frontline: The Gulf War
     American Women in Uniform, Desert Storm
  Desert-Storm.com
  Gen. Norman Schwarzkopf - General H. Norman Schwarzkopf Profile


OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM - THE WAR ON TERRORISM
   For info on America's War on Terrorism, 9/11, and the Wars in Afghanistan & Iraq, please visit my War on Terrorism page. 


FOR MORE INFO ON SPECIFIC U.S. WARS, CHECK OUT THE FOLLOWING PAGES:
From Colonies to Revolution - for info on the French & Indian War and the American Revolution
19th Century America - for info on the War of 1812, Mexican War, Spanish-American War
Civil War
World War I
World War II
Military History, Info, Stats
- for info on the Military in general.

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