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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.


Dark Roasted Blend: Retro-Future: Glorious Urbanism - soviets on the moon vintage space art

On November 3, 1957, a dog named Laika was launched into space on the Sputnik 2, as part of the Soviet space program. She had not always been known as Laika; the scientists that found her on the street had given her the name.

Vintage Images of Canine Cosmonauts from the USSR

Bitches in Space: Remembering Soviet Russia's Fleet of Female Dog Cosmonauts

Mapping the Cold War: Cartography and the Framing of America's International Power

In this fascinating history of Cold War cartography, Timothy Barney considers maps as central to the articulation of ideological tensions between American national interests and international aspirati

Berlin Blockade

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World War I Poster: The Navy Needs You! Don't Read American History - Make it! U S Navy Recruiting Station The artist / illustrator of this poster was the noted artist, James Montgomery Flagg who was also famed for his "Uncle Sam" illustrations.

Berlin Blockade-This cartoon of 14 July 1948 by EH Shepard for the British magazine Punch shows Stalin watching as storks fly coal and food into Berlin. The Airlift was three weeks in when this cartoon was drawn.

The Soviets blockaded Berlin by cutting off all means of transport to the city. The US overcame this blockade by airlifting supplies. Thus causing the Soviet leader to have respect for Truman and his witty thinking.

The Cold War saw the ideological conflict between Capitalist USA and Communist USSR - but what caused it? And why is it cold?

Political cartoon suggesting that US used nuclear scare tactics to stay on good terms with Russia.

The Cold War  - an overview

The Cold War - an overview

The Illuminati Agenda – 7 Billion People Under Mind Control of A Few Shepherds

Time - Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev - Nov. 18, 1985 - Ronald Reagan - Mikhail Go

Time - Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev - Nov. 1985 - Ronald Reagan - Mikhail Go

abandoned cold war | Abandoned cold war missile complex in California | The Daily Google ...

This aerial photo is of the Live Oak Titan 1 missile complex, which has been closed, gutted, and sealed off. You can see the three missile silo doors are closed.

This could be a good way to introduce the space race to students that would grab their attention and will leave room for learning and questions.

On October the Soviet Union launched the satellite Sputnik and, with it, an international space race. The United States and the Soviet Union rushed to