Asked in War and Military HistoryGermany in WW2Cold War
What events led to the Cold War between the US and Russia?
March 28, 2018 2:19AM
At the end of World War II, the Soviet Union was suspicious of the intentions of the United States. After all, the US invaded the Soviet Union after World War I. The Soviets wanted nuclear weapons. The Soviets captured much of Eastern Europe and held on to it so that the Warsaw Pact countries was a counter to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. So there was a cold war of spying and a balance of power. Hot spots in the war was the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Berlin Airlift.