(I can't believe they used to tell people to "Duck and Cover" and the public actually BELIEVED that would keep them safe!). How to Survice an Atomic Bomb, Richard Gerstell Atoms Age, Books Covers, Atoms Era, Childhood Memories, Ducks And Covers, Atoms Bombs, 1950S Atoms, 1950 S, Cold War
Survival: How to Protect Yourself in the event of an Atomic Attack. Hanford, WA, Richland, WA
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Atomic Cloud X-Rays: the Bomb Cloud in Pop Culture, 1940's - 1960's
Overleven bij ontploffing bij atoomaanval hoe jezelf kunt beschermen wil deze propaganda poster aangeven
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
A little Cold War bedtime reading - Survival: How to Protect Yourself in the Event of an Atomic Attack
July 20, 1969: Men Walk on the Moon
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20th July 1969. Men walk on the moon, Daily News.
July 20, 1969: Men Walk on the Moon. I remember this because my Uncle Coy told us, "Be quiet kids and watch this - This is important" - Funny I still remember those words and grateful I remember the moon walk because of him
Great moments in American history!
they rocketed off on july 16, ..it was dazzling to hear them and see them bouncing on the surface of the moon.
Another great collection of posters! Radiation Posters, 1947 - Retronaut
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Radiation safety posters from Oak Ridge National Laboratory (1947)
These posters were produced at Oak Ridge National Laboratory in 1947. Their purpose was to remind personnel of radiation safety practices and also to let them know what the term “Health Physics” meant, i.e. radiation protection. From: Oak Ridge Health Physics Historical Instrumentation Museum Collection
Retro Radiation Posters - The Oak Ridge Health Physics Instrumentation Museum Collection is Vintage (GALLERY)
Cold War: political cartoons: bridge the gulch
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koude oorlog cartoon
cartoon van de Koude oorlog
cold war political cartoons | Political cartoon of US vs USSR
A documentary covering the time from the first Atomic Weapon Test to Hiroshima & Nagasaki and the destructive power of nuclear weapons. Tags: Nuclear Testing Weapon Trinity "Nuclear Weapon (Invention)" Atom Bomb "Little Boy" Hiroshima Nagasaki "Fat Man" White Sands Missile Range Bikini Atoll Devastation Japan Strike WW2 Cold War Robert Oppenhe...
A documentary covering the time from the first Atomic Weapon Test to Hiroshima & Nagasaki and the destructive power of nuclear weapons.
December 6, 1957: Two months after Sputnik, the US tried to launch this TV-3 satellite on a Vanguard rocket. The rocket exploded moments after launch. Amazingly, TV–3 survived, damaged but intact. Newspapers around the world nicknamed the little satellite “Kaputnik,” “Flopnik,” and “Dudnik.” / On display at the Museum in DC.
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Satellite, Vanguard TV 3
Checkpoint Charlie was the most well known Berlin Wall crossing point between East Germany and West Germany during the Cold War. It has become one of Berlin's primary tourist attractions.
Checkpoint Charlie was the most well known Berlin Wall crossing point between East Germany and West Germany during the Cold War. It has become one of Berlin's primary tourist attractions. Photo was still there 5 yrs ago.
November 17, 1961: first successful launch of Minuteman missile from an underground silo at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Photo credit: U.S. Air Force
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November 16, 1973: Skylab 4 Command Module launches with astronauts Gerald P. Carr, William R. Pogue, and Edward G. Gibson aboard. Skylab 4 was the third and last mission to the U.S. Space Station, Skylab, where the astronauts spent 84 days on orbit.
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November 16, 1973: This Skylab 4 Command Module launched with astronauts Gerald P. Carr, William R. Pogue, and Edward G. Gibson on the third and last mission to the U.S. Space Station, Skylab. The astronauts spent 84 days on orbit.
September 10, 1989: In Hungary, tens of thousands of East Germans are allowed to cross the border in into Austria and ultimately into West Germany without issue. (fyi: the Berlin Walls two months later)
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September 7, 1949: "The German Bundestag met for its first constituent sitting in Bonn...Together with the constituent sitting of the Bundesrat that took place on the same day, this marked a new beginning in the west of the divided country four years after the end of the war and the defeat of the National Socialist dictatorship."
A New Beginning
September 5, 1945: Soviet Embassy codeclerk Igor Gouzenko defects to Canada with numerous documents that act as proof of active spy operations by the Soviet Union against Canada and the United States.
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September 6, 1960: US National Security Agency cryptologists; William H. Martin and Bernon F. Mitchell announce their defection to the Soviet Union in Moscow after departing the US on June 26, 1960.
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Neil A. Armstrong participates in simulation training inside the Apollo Lunar Module Mission Simulator on June 19, 1969 in preparation for the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission. Photo credit: NASA (S69-38677)
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Apollo 11, June 19, 1969 Astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, Apollo 11 commander, participates in simulation training in preparation for the scheduled lunar landing mission. He is in the Apollo Lunar Module Mission Simulator in the Kennedy Space Center (KSC) Flight Crew Training Building. The other two crewmen of the historic flight are astronauts Michael Collins, command module pilot; and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr., lunar module pilot.
Explorer 1, First American satellite - launched on 01/31/1958
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Happy Space Exploration Day July 20! Explorer 1, First American satellite - launched on 01/31/1958
January 31, 1958 - Explorer I, the first U.S. space satellite, is launched by the Army at Cape Canaveral. It would discover the Van Allen radiation belt.
July 21, 1990: Pink Floyd performs THE WALL in Berlin where the Berlin Wall once stood.
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Link to a great collection of images from the Cold War!
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The Smuggled Atom Bomb, by Philip Wylie - Avon 727, 1956 (Cover art uncredited)
Pocket Book in the 50's: The Smuggled Atom Bomb The Atom Bomb and Cold War themes were used for books, movies and games.
Pocket Book in the 50s: The Smuggled Atom Bomb.
1948 London Olympics and the Cold War
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Sports and the Cold War. This image: 1948 London Olympics and the Cold War
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HIstory of the first atomic bomb that started the cold war. and by the Waters of Babylon
Nuclear weapons infographic. Big weapons and some of the associated big numbers.
Nuclear Weapons 101 ... the scariest fact is the very last one: Number of US Nuclear bombs LOST & NOT recovered,11.
Today in 1945: The world's first atomic bomb, made by studying plutonium such as this in the Manhattan Project, is exploded in New Mexico.