Cold War: Third World - part 4/5
1967 - 1978 The superpowers use surrogates to wage ideological and often physical conflict. In 1967 and 1973, American-backed Irael triumphs over Soviet-backed Egypt and Syria. In Africa, the Soviets exploit nationalist, anti-colonial struggles. The U.S. supports South Africa in its battle against communism.
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Cold War: Czechoslovakia Invasion - part 1/5
1960 - 1969 In the Soviet bloc, communist rule stifles ambition and achievement. Soviet defense expenditure cripples economic growth. The young lust for totems of America's youth culture - blue jeans and rock 'n' roll. In Czechoslovakia, Dubcek attempts limited reform, but in 1968, Soviet force crushes the Prague Spring.
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Cold War: Czechoslovakia Invasion - part 2/5
1960 - 1969 In the Soviet bloc, communist rule stifles ambition and achievement. Soviet defense expenditure cripples economic growth. The young lust for totems of America's youth culture - blue jeans and rock 'n' roll. In Czechoslovakia, Dubcek attempts limited reform, but in 1968, Soviet force crushes the Prague Spring.
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Cold War: Czechoslovakia Invasion - part 3/5
1960 - 1969 In the Soviet bloc, communist rule stifles ambition and achievement. Soviet defense expenditure cripples economic growth. The young lust for totems of America's youth culture - blue jeans and rock 'n' roll. In Czechoslovakia, Dubcek attempts limited reform, but in 1968, Soviet force crushes the Prague Spring.
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Cold War: Czechoslovakia Invasion - part 4/5
1960 - 1969 In the Soviet bloc, communist rule stifles ambition and achievement. Soviet defense expenditure cripples economic growth. The young lust for totems of America's youth culture - blue jeans and rock 'n' roll. In Czechoslovakia, Dubcek attempts limited reform, but in 1968, Soviet force crushes the Prague Spring.
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Cold War: Czechoslovakia Invasion - part 5/5
1960 - 1969 In the Soviet bloc, communist rule stifles ambition and achievement. Soviet defense expenditure cripples economic growth. The young lust for totems of America's youth culture - blue jeans and rock 'n' roll. In Czechoslovakia, Dubcek attempts limited reform, but in 1968, Soviet force crushes the Prague Spring.
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Cold War: Polish Solidarity - part 3/5
1977 - 1981 Concern for human rights in the East grows; détente ebbs. The Soviets arm Eastern Europe; the U.S. threatens to site missiles in Western Europe. The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan ends détente. Promising tougher measures against Moscow; Reagan defeats Carter for the presidency. In Poland, martial law is imposed.
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Cold War: Polish Solidarity - part 4/5
1977 - 1981 Concern for human rights in the East grows; détente ebbs. The Soviets arm Eastern Europe; the U.S. threatens to site missiles in Western Europe. The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan ends détente. Promising tougher measures against Moscow; Reagan defeats Carter for the presidency. In Poland, martial law is imposed.
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Cold War: Polish Solidarity - part 5/5
1977 - 1981 Concern for human rights in the East grows; détente ebbs. The Soviets arm Eastern Europe; the U.S. threatens to site missiles in Western Europe. The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan ends détente. Promising tougher measures against Moscow; Reagan defeats Carter for the presidency. In Poland, martial law is imposed.
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SALT 2 Strategic Arms Negotiations

Video is about the Cold War Strategic Arms negotiations during the late 70's early 80's.  Moscow and Washington were clashing over human rights.  The SS20 alarmed the NATO allies, especially the West Germans with a range of 3000 miles these missiles could hit their capitals.  The SALT 2 negotiations did not include the SS20 discussion.  The super powers had agreed new limits on strategic arms in June 1979 comp
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Cold War: Mutual Assured Destruction - part 1/5
1960 - 1972 Throughout the 60s, the U.S. and the Soviet Union are locked in a nuclear stand-off; each realizes that bombing the enemy could provoke retaliation and self-destruction. Nuclear strategy evolves into Mutual Assured Destruction, or MAD, in which both sides are guaranteed certain annihilation in the event of nuclear war.
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Cold War: Mutual Assured Destruction - part 2/5
1960 - 1972 Throughout the 60s, the U.S. and the Soviet Union are locked in a nuclear stand-off; each realizes that bombing the enemy could provoke retaliation and self-destruction. Nuclear strategy evolves into Mutual Assured Destruction, or MAD, in which both sides are guaranteed certain annihilation in the event of nuclear war.
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Cold War: Mutual Assured Destruction - part 3/5
1960 - 1972 Throughout the 60s, the U.S. and the Soviet Union are locked in a nuclear stand-off; each realizes that bombing the enemy could provoke retaliation and self-destruction. Nuclear strategy evolves into Mutual Assured Destruction, or MAD, in which both sides are guaranteed certain annihilation in the event of nuclear war.
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Cold War: Mutual Assured Destruction - part 4/5
1960 - 1972 Throughout the 60s, the U.S. and the Soviet Union are locked in a nuclear stand-off; each realizes that bombing the enemy could provoke retaliation and self-destruction. Nuclear strategy evolves into Mutual Assured Destruction, or MAD, in which both sides are guaranteed certain annihilation in the event of nuclear war.
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George Orwell's 1984 - Part 4
This video is about the novel, 1984 by George Orwell .  It is a novel written in 1948 depicting the future as the author imagined it could be if the Soviet social trend went too far.  Footage of the movie is shown as the novel is discussed.

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George Orwell's 1984 - Part 5
This video is about the novel, 1984 by George Orwell .  It is a novel
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George Orwell's 1984 -Part 6
This video is about the novel, 1984 by George Orwell .  It is a novel
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George Orwell's 1984 -Part 7
This video is about the novel, 1984 by George Orwell .  It is a novel
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(1/6) Tanks - Battle of Kursk
The battle of Kursk was monumental for numerous reasons but will almost always be remembered for being the largest clash of armor. The battles that took place on the Russian front during WWII were among the most destructive ever fought. Between 1941-45 Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia fought each other that would see millions of people die for the quest of governments. One of these battles took place in a small town of Kursk. Hitler's new tanks were against the Russian tanks. The outcome of this b
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(3/6) Tanks - Battle of Kursk
The battle of Kursk was monumental for numerous reasons but will almost always be remembered for being the largest clash of armor. The battles that took place on the Russian front during WWII were among the most destructive ever fought. Between 1941-45 Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia fought each other that would see millions of people die for the quest of governments. One of these battles took place in a small town of Kursk. Hitler's new tanks were against the Russian tanks. The outcome of this b
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