This cartoon, drawn by Bruce Russell in 1945, is an excellent example of the symbols and concepts used throughout the Cold War.
What is so interesting about it is that it was drawn in 1945, at the beginning of the decades long conflict.
For more on this era check out our resources:
US History PowerPoints
- US Foreign Policy in the Cold War Era: Truman to Kennedy
- US Foreign Policy in the Cold War Era: Johnson to the Fall of the Berlin Wall
- The 1950s
- Late History Overview: 1970s, 1980s, 1990s
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