Berlin Wall, then and now. Look how industrial and depressing East Germany was even in this tiny snapshot, and how baroque and grand the West was.

Berlin Wall, then and now. Look how industrial and depressing East Germany was even in this tiny snapshot, and how baroque and grand the West was. This is exactly how I remember it.

Front Cover Space Race in TIME During the Cold War the Soviet Union and the United States were competing in everything

Front Cover Space Race in TIME. With the USSR being the first to launch and send signals from a satellite in space. The space race began for the first human to go land on the moon and come back. The 2 leaders of the space race were the USSR and the US.

Red scare during Cold War caused distrust and suspicion within community

This image represents the make up of a large part of the communist fear in America. Many people began suspecting others of being communists for the smallest reasons and to the American people, communism was a red menace.

How was Germany divided before the fall of the Berlin Wall on November 9th, 1989? #BerlinWall #GDR #onthisday #history

- Berlin Wall: A barrier constructed by the GDR hat completely cut off West Berlin from surrounding East Germany and from East Berlin. Blocked inside from going out.

Is your Washroom Breeding Bolsheviks?....... and all this time I was worried about germs.....

15 Interesting Cold War Vintage Ads - war advertising, war ads

Cuban missile crisis

Cuban Missile Crisis political cartoon

Hiroshima at Home Pt. II The conclusion to the 1955 episode of the tv show this is your Life that brought together a survivor of Hiroshima with the pilot of the Enola Gay who dropped the Atom Bomb. #history #vintage ads # 1950s

Hiroshima at Home Pt. II

Some neighbors built bomb shelters. All of us kids practiced civil defense drills at school.

Four-year-old Michael Finder of East Germany is tossed by his father into a net held by firemen across the border in West Berlin. The apartments were in East Berlin while their windows opened into West Berlin (October 7, 1961). His mother and father also successfully jumped.

Four-year-old Michael Finder of East Germany is tossed by his father into a net held by firemen across the border in West Berlin. The apartments were in East Berlin while their windows opened into West Berlin, October 1961 - Grognards

Atomic blast creates FIRE

Atomic blast creates FIRE Well, Heck, I guess all the radiation and fall out is a walk in the park!

Berlin | Geteilte Stadt. Tearing down the Berlin Wall 1990

Looking between the walls (there was always a No Man's Land in between two walls) south toward the original center of Berlin (which was part of East Berlin/the old Russian zone).

Building the Berlin Wall at Bernauer Strasse ca. 1963 | by CarlaCarlaCarlaCarla

Building the Berlin Wall at Bernauer Strasse ca. 1963 by CarlaCarlaCarlaCarla

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"Long Live Our Happy Socialist Land. Long Live Our Beloved Leader, the Great Stalin!"Gustav Klutsis' wild adulation and mind-bending perspective take his poster from 1935 into parallel universe of Soviet socialist surrealism.

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