Cold War Stories: Operation Gold / Stopwatch

Part of the Cold War Stories series

On 19 October 1945, just over two months after the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, English writer George Orwell’s essay, “You and the Atomic Bomb” , was published in a British newspaper. This is thought to be the origin of the term ‘cold war’.  The Cold War was a period of tension between the Soviet Union…

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