The Cold War

The Cold War took place in the year 1945 - 1989. People during this time had to live in constant fear of a nuclear war breaking out. Russia and America both had the resources (nuclear weapons) to destroy the whole world. In schools there would be drills for what to do if a Atom Bomb was coming. They had brochures on how to build your own bomb shelter in your basement and air raid signals in every city.

"Bert The Turtle" was the official macot for the Duck and Cover drills

The Espionage Game

During the Cold War, both Russia and America had spies in each others countries. Both sides were secretly getting trade secrets for their countries. The KGB for the Russian side and the CIA for the American ran the operations. Training facilities all around the country were stationed to train spies. New Technology was developed in both countries such as reconnaissance aircraft,