CHAPTER 29

War Served Cold—and Hot (1944–1954)

IN THIS CHAPTER

The United Nations and other postwar peace programs

The descent of the “Iron Curtain” and the start of the Cold War

The CIA and McCarthyism

The Korean War

Rejoicing at the end of World War II was intense, but all too brief. The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR, or Soviet Union), ...

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