Reconstruction, Cold War, and Decolonization, 1945–1962

Audio / Video / Film

  1. Fallout 1955 (14:12)

Produced in 1955 by the Ministry of Defence, this segment was designed to educate American citizens on nuclear fallout and the precautions to take following such a nuclear attack.

  1. The Cold War

This documentary provides a comprehensive overview of the Cold War from its beginnings after WWII to the fall of the Berlin Wall. (A small section of this is missing, please see below)

Part One—From World War to the Cold War (9:55)

  1. The Race to Space—BBC Moon Landing Documentary

Space Race, British documentary

  1. The Other Side of the Suez Canal

The Suez Canal

Part 1/3 (9:48)

Part 2/3 (9:05)

Web Links

  1. The Economist Magazine looks back on An Affair to Remember, the Suez Crisis and its
  1. In addition to providing information and video footage regarding Yuri Gagarin’s orbit of the earth, students will also find information on America’s space
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