The Cold War (SparkNotes History Notes)
Covers major figures and events in Europe, the United States, and Asia from 1945 to 1963. Includes post-World War II tensions, containment, the domino theory, Communist paranoia and McCarthyism, NATO, the Warsaw Pact, Dwight D. Eisenhower, John F. Kennedy, and the Cuban missile crisis.
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