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Five Times the Cold War Nearly Blew up All Life on Earth
America Went To Great Lengths To Seize Soviet Technology During the Cold War
The T-35 Was Among Russia's Largest Tanks (And a Complete Disaster)
The Biggest Nuclear Bomb Ever Detonated Was Nearly Useless in a War
If The Cold War Went Hot, This 1 Nation Was First On The Soviet Chopping Block
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Why Russia Closely Tracked the U.S. Navy's Seawolf Submarines
How a Royal Navy Battleship Ended Her Service in the Soviet Navy
The Key to Cold War Intelligence Gathering: Space Surveillance
Tom Clancy and the Cold War: Could the Soviet Union Have Taken Iceland?
From Fiction to Fact: Could Russia Have Captured Iceland During the Cold War?
The Soviet Submarine That Could Outrun Torpedoes
This Country Was a Secret Firearms Powerhouse during the Cold War
This Submarine Was a Terror during the Cold War
The Zhenbao Island Incident Almost Incited a Sino-Russian War
Submarine Time: How the U.S. Navy Tapped Russia's Communications
How the Wolfowitz Doctrine Shaped Putin’s Outlook
Vladimir Putin: The Real Lessons of the 75th Anniversary of World War II
Two Cheers for Yalta: Is a Sino-American Condominium a Realist Option?
Can Central Asia Seize the Initiative?
The Untold Story of the Vladimir Lenin Nuclear Power Plant Disaster
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