Category: Cold War New York

The U.N. Headquarters was constructed in New York in 1952

Cold War New York

The Cold War, a forty-five-year global and political crisis, has not only affected many countries and governments, but it impacted New York as well. This international tension led New York to organize their own civil defenses, especially fallout shelters, to protect themselves from nuclear attacks. Located near a beach in Queens, Fort Tilden was a …

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