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View Resource CWIHP: Cold War International History Project

The Cold War International History Project was established in 1991 to facilitate the full and prompt release of historical materials by governments on all sides of the Cold War, and to disseminate new information and perspectives on Cold War history emerging from previously inaccessible sources. This web site is the latest CWIHP initiative to make available these documents. The core of the site is...

https://www.wilsoncenter.org/program/cold-war-international-...
View Resource Red Files

Red Files, a four-part documentary series from PBS, utilizes previously unavailable archival sources and interviews to present a fascinating look at the Soviet Union and its Cold War rivalry with the US. This attractive companion site offers a number of resources related to each of the four episodes: Secret Victories of the KGB, Soviet Sports Wars, Secret Soviet Moon Mission, and Soviet...

http://www.pbs.org/redfiles/
View Resource CIA Publication: At Cold War's End: US Intelligence on the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe, 1989-1991

This text gives an intelligence history of the last years of the Soviet Empire. In November, the Center for the Study of Intelligence (CIS) prepared this compendium for a conference on the end of the cold war held at the Texas A&M University campus. The text offers an historical narrative of the US perspective on the rapidly developing events in Eastern Europe and the Soviet Union during this...

https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=mdp.39015047864452;vi...
View Resource CIA's Analysis Of The Soviet Union, 1947-1991

In March 2001 the Central Intelligence Agency announced this important online release of intelligence documents. It is a compilation of declassified documents which collectively offer a retrospective on the CIA's analytical role during the Cold War. These are grouped in five chapters, each of which is prefaced by some brief comments.

https://www.cia.gov/library/center-for-the-study-of-intellig...
View Resource Bay of Pigs

The 40th anniversary of the Bay of Pigs invasion was marked by an extraordinary conference in Havana involving former officials of the Kennedy Administration, the CIA, members of Brigade 2506, and Cuban government and military officials. The anniversary has also saw the release of numerous documents related to the ill-fated expedition. This offering consists of two volumes: the first contains the...

https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/collection/bay-pigs-...
View Resource Conelrad

Conelrad is a site devoted to all aspects of atomic culture in the United States, presented in an informative and visual stimulating fashion. Founded in April 1999 by two Cold War veterans, Ken Sitz and Bill Geerhart, the site is a vast clearinghouse of articles, interviews, book reviews, and visual and audio documents related to the post-WWII atomic culture that flourished for close to two...

http://www.conelrad.com/
View Resource CIA Special Collections: Cold War Era Hard Target Analysis of Soviet and Chinese Policy and Decision Making, 1953-1973

The CIA has been involved in many activities and secret missions since its creation, and only recently has the general public been privy to the formerly classified analytic monographs and reference aids that the agency has created from the past. This particular release happens to highlight the CIA's efforts from the 1950s through the 1970s to research various aspects of Soviet and Chinese internal...

https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/collection/caesar-po...
View Resource Soviet and Warsaw Pact Military Journals Screenshot

The Warsaw Pact, which was signed by eight communist states in the spring of 1954 as a reaction to the integration of West Germany into NATO, was a Cold War military alliance that lasted until the fall of the Berlin Wall. This site includes hundreds of now declassified documents related to the Warsaw Pact military strategy, from both U.S. and Soviet perspectives. Before delving into the ocean of...

https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/collection/soviet-an...