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It began in 1945 and ended in 1991. The cold war was not a war in the conventional sense. The communist countries and the free countries were basicly building up weapons stores in an attempt to seem more powerful than the other, and while doing this each side stayed in a constant state of heightened readiness waiting for the other to do something.

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