The Cold War was the name given to the relationship that developed primarily between the USA and the USSR after the Second World War.
The Cold War started in 1947 and ended in 1991
There was a constant threat of nuclear war because the Soviet Union and the USA had nuclear bombs
Congress added the "Under God" phrase to the Pledge of Allegiance during the Cold War. This symbolized the resistance to communists who were atheists.
The US Air Force developed a top-secrete plan to detonate a nuclear bomb on the moon as a display of military might at the height of the Cold War
The USA and the USSR were former World War ll allies
During the Cold War, USSR thought that the heavily trafficked building in the center of the courtyard of the Pentagon was a top-secret meeting room and pointed nukes at it. It was in fact a hot dog stand.
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