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  1. When the Soviet Union set up nuclear missiles in Cuba
  2. ____ Pact was an alliance between the Soviet Union and other Eastern European countries
  3. A botched attempt by the US to take over the government of Fidel Castro
  4. The Berlin ____ was when the Allies flew food and supplies over East Germany to the city of Berlin
  5. Government of the Soviet Union where there was no private property
  6. War fought at the 38th parallel
  7. An easing of relations between the Soviet Union and the US
  8. The subject of this crossword puzzle
  9. Ho ____ Minh :Leader of North Vietnam during the Vietnam war
  10. Country where the Soviet Union fought a long and wasteful war against rebels called the Mujahideen
  11. The _____ Union was the superpower that fought the cold war against the United States
  12. The ____ Doctrine was a US policy designed to stop the spread of communism
  13. President during the Cuban Missile Crisis and the Bay of Pigs
  14. The ___ Curtain


  1. Senator Joseph ____ orchestrated the Red Scare against communism in the United States
  2. The Yom Kippur War was fought between this country and the Arab states of Egypt and Syria
  3. She was the British Prime Minister during much the Cold War
  4. City with a wall around it to prevent people from escaping from East Germany
  5. United States president who said “tear down this wall”
  6. The Suez Crisis occurred when Egypt took control of this waterway
  7. German philosopher and author who wrote about the idea of communism as a government
  8. A _____ weapon uses nuclear forces to create an enormous explosion
  9. Leader of Cuba
  10. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization
  11. A policy by which the Soviet government was more open and allowed for some level of freedom of speech
  12. Acronym for the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks
  13. ___ Zedong was the founder of Communist China
  14. The United States and the Soviet Union during the cold war were often called by this name to reflect their military strength
  15. Neil ____ was the first man to set foot on the Moon
  16. Soviet leader Mikhail ______ brought reform to the Soviet Union and helped to end the Cold War

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