Cold War wasnít actual war, it was a tension between USA (and their allies in NATO) and Soviet Union (and their allies known as Warsaw Pact). The whole world seemed to be divided into two sides: communist side and democratic side. The mutual distrust and paranoia pushed both sided to the borders of total war using nuclear bombs. At that point it was obvious that nuclear weapon is powerful enough to destroy the enemy, but at the same time the other side have enough power to strike back and in the end both sides will be destroyed.
There were several wars during that time in which both sides of the conflict were officially or unofficially involved, like Korean War, Vietnam War, Afghanistan i...
American spy planes have detected Soviet nuclear missiles launchers being installed on Cuba, which meant that American cities would be inside their range of attack. President Kennedy answered in the naval blockade of Cuba (also called quarantine) to prevent any more military equipment to be delivered on the island. Soviet Union tried to break the blockade while the diplomatic actions took place in...
The Soviet nuclear false alarm indicent wasnít actually a battle, it wasnít even known to public at the time. On 26 September 1983 Soviet early warning system identified single missile heading for the territory of Soviet Union and that it was launched from United States. The officer that was responsible for alarming the superiors that night was Stanislav Yevgrafovich Petrov. The Soviet strategy...
When Soviet pilot defecting to United States is intercepted over Alaska Colonel Shannon didnít realize he will have to face enemy so deadly - a beautiful woman.
After nuclear war Australia is one of the last places on Earth where radiation is still bearable. Navy sends a submarine to northern hemisphere to check if there are any survivors.
American nuclear defence system produces a small failure that might start the global war. The final global war.
During Cold War American destroyer is hunting Russian submarine in the Arctic area.
American nuclear submarine is sent on a secret mission towards the Arctic glacier.
Two incompetent agents are sent on secret mission near Soviet Union borders, but their natural incompetence suddenly changes the character of the mission.
Best American figher pilots compete for the honors and a woman.
Experienced captain in charge of newest Russian submarine is obviously trying to defect to United States.
Americans discover Soviet military installations on Cuba, which triggers the chain of events that could lead to nuclear holocaust.
During Cold War disilussioned Polish intelligence officer decides to contact CIA in order to stop the World War III that would destroy his homeland.
True story of scandal that surrounded the order of over 900 Lockheed F-104 Starfighter planes by Luftwaffe and the high number of them lost in accidents - in Germany the plane was nicknamed Witwenmacher ("The Widowmaker") and not without a reason.
Modern naval warfare simulator developed by Lucasfilm Games in 1987 offered simple graphics and gameplay, but not many other games offered the look on the warships during Cold War.
Computer game based on the Tom Clancy novel - as captain of the Red October Soviet submarine you are trying to defect to United States, but the Soviet Navy will do anything to stop you.
Classic war game that in early 1990s was used for US Navy cadets training in naval tactics and strategy.
Modern nuclear assault submarines simulator - American 688 Los Angeles class and Soviet Alfa class.
It was the first flight simulator dedicated to Cold War era Soviet fighter, the multi-role MiG-29 Fulcrum, which at that time was still the workhorse of Soviets and their allies.
Strategy game inspired by the 1983 movie War Games simulates the nuclear conflict between two equally powerful empires. The subtitle explain the game perfectly: Everybody Dies.
Supreme Ruler games this time take a look at the dark period of time called Cold War - you can take over control of any country in the world and guide it through the dangers of war that will never erupt.